The following types of waste are regulated by either the federal or state government and require special handling, storage, and disposal:
- Biological waste/Infectious waste - infectious organisms, pipettes, syringes and other sharps in contact with infectious organisms, sharps (broken glass, syringes, razor blades)
- Spent or unused chemicals that are no longer needed
- Radioactive Waste
- Universal wastes such as batteries, fluorescent light bulbs, PCB containing materials, mercury containing equipment (e.g. light switches and thermometers but not manometers)
- Gas cylinders
Stevens Waste Management Plan
The complete hazardous waste requirements can be found in the Stevens Waste Management Plan.
Refer to the Waste Management Plan to ensure the proper collection, storage, and disposal of waste materials from your laboratory or other facility that generates hazardous wastes.
Waste disposal request can be made by using the Hazardous Waste Request Form. The form should be completed and emailed to EHS@stevens.edu.