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Waste Management

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Hazardous Waste Management

Revision Dates or Last Date: 10/1/2007

I. Purpose

II. Scope

III. References

IV. Responsibilities

  1. Reed College Administration
  2. Environmental Health and Safety Office
  3. Supervisors
  4. Affected Employees

V. Waste Reduction Methods

  1. General Source Reduction and Waste Minimization Methods
  2. Organic Solvents
  3. Redistributing and Returning Products
  4. Neutralization and Deactivation
  5. Non-Hazardous Waste
    1. Organic chemicals – Solids only, no liquids
    2. Inorganic chemicals – Solids only, no liquids
    3. Laboratory Materials

VI. Steps for Disposal of Hazardous Waste

  1. Containers
    1. Organic Solvent Waste
    2. Used Film Developing Fixer
    3. Other Hazardous Chemical Waste
  2. Labeling
    1. Chemical Name
    2. Concentration
    3. Hazards
    4. Generator Information
  3. Disposition of Waste

VII. Sewer Disposal of Wastes

VIII. Special Waste Categories

  1. Paints
  2. Batteries
  3. Biohazardous Waste
  4. Syringe Needles
  5. Animal Carcasses
  6. Broken Glass
  7. Radioactive Wastes
  8. Unknown Waste Chemicals

IX. Appendices

  1. US Environmental Protection Agency Waste Rules
  2. City of Portland Chapter Industrial Wastewater Discharges
  3. City of Portland Industrial Pretreatment Administrative Rules

 

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