Waste management involves the principles of reduce, reuse and recycle where practicable.
The disposal of potentially hazardous wastes (animal, asbestos, biological, chemical, radioactive materials) needs to be strictly managed and to high standards to ensure socially responsible, environmental and legislative compliance requirements are met.
- Chemical waste collection service
- What to do if you want to dispose of waste or chemicals.
- Recycling of unwanted chemical
- List of chemicals which are no longer needed by a particular the area, but which may be of use elsewhere in the University.
- Cytostatic/Cytotoxic waste disposal
- Disposal of cytostatic/cytotoxic drugs waste is required on occasion in some research laboratories, although many such wastes can be safely and conveniently destroyed chemically in the laboratory.
- Waste disposal to sewer
- There are environmental and legal consequences if users do not adhere to the correct disposal of industrial chemical waste to sewer.
- Off-site waste disposal
- How you can organise for disposal through an external contractor.