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Hazardous Waste Pick-up Instructions
Complete each of the sections of the waste form with the information requested.
Note: The identification/Description of Waste section of the form is expandable. Please give as much detail as required to describe the waste and potential hazards in handling the waste such as highly caustic (for example pH = 2)
Identify the number, size and type of containers.
Example 1: If you had 20 containers of waste Hexane in 4 liter bottles, your entry would be: 20 x 4 liter bottles.
Example 2: If you had 5 gallons of Methylene chloride and 10 gallons of a mixture of Trichloroethane and Acetone, both in 5-gallon metal cans, your entry would be separate for each chemical or mixture. For the Methylene chloride you would enter: 1 x 5 gal. For the mixture of Trichloroethane and Acetone you would enter in the next box down: 2 x 5 gal cans.
Example 3: If you had 3 separate containers of Sodium hydroxide, each of a different size or type, they should be listed on separate lines of the form. For example the first box might read, 1 x 4 L bottle. The second box would read, 1 x 100 g can, and the third would read, 1 x 500 ml bottle.
Example 4: If you have broken thermometers collected in a 4 liter bottle or any other unusual item or container, list the number, size and type of container and make a special note of the unusual item or container in the box below under Waste Notes and/or Handling Instructions.
Indicate the total volume or weight of each container. Differing sizes of containers should be listed on separate lines of the form.
Example 5: If you had 2 bottles of solid Barium chloride, one containing 100 grams and the other containing 500 grams, they would be listed in separate boxes. The first box would read, 100 g. The second box would read, 500 g.
Example 6: If you had two containers of Calcium hydroxide, one liquid and one solid, they would be listed in separate boxes also.
If you have a container with liquid and solids in it, every effort should be made to separate the two. If this cannot be done, list the amount of solid and volume of liquid in the same box for that particular container.
After submitting the request, you should then see a message on the screen that reads,
"You have successfully submitted a waste pick up request!"
Reference #: XXXX (system generated number)
If you do not see this message, then resubmit the request. Contact EHS if you have continued difficulty in submitting a request.