UMD Environmental Safety, Sustainability and Risk logo
Environmental Affairs Images

Environmental Affairs

 

Waste & Waste Pickups

Environmental Affairs
Environmental Affairs supports research and teaching faculty, Facilities Management, and other campus organizations in hazardous waste removal.

University of Maryland faculty, staff and students who have hazardous waste management responsibilities on campus must take Hazardous Waste Generator Training annually. Generators of Radioactive Waste must take the Radioactive Waste Generator Training annually. Generators of Biohazard Waste must take the Biohazard Waste Disposal Training.

Regulated Waste Pickup and Removal Requests are available online (use for Hazardous, Chemical, Biological, Pathological, Medical and Low-level Radioactive Waste).

Information


 
Spill Kit
Environmental Affairs supports research and teaching faculty, Facilities Management, and other campus organizations in the mitigation of hazardous material spills.

Spills

The Emergency Response Guide includes information on how to deal with emergencies and spills.

Each lab should have a chemical response spill kit. You may order a chemical response spill kit or replacement items for the spill kit from Chemistry Stores.

Clean-Up Procedures for Broken Fluorescent Lamps


 

Waste Minimization