Annual Cleanout Stats
Chemical Cleanout Event Process
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Below are some FAQs regarding the Chemical Cleanout Event. If you still have questions, please reach out via email.
To participate, sign up for the event by selecting the link or scroll down to the section 'Chemical Cleanout Participation'. RMEHS will then provide more information on the process and how to prepare your hazardous waste materials for pickup.
The lab evaluation is critical in ensuring the safe and proper disposal of hazardous waste materials. It allows the Lab Pack crew to identify and classify the waste materials in your lab, assess the quantity and condition of the waste, and determine the appropriate disposal method. This evaluation ensures that the hazardous waste materials disposed of are in compliance with federal, state, and local regulations. It minimizes the potential risk of harm to the environment and public health. Therefore, the lab evaluation is necessary to protect our environment, prevent pollution, and ensure the safety of everyone involved in the disposal process.
The Lab Pack crew is a team of professionals trained in the proper handling, packaging, and transportation of hazardous waste materials.
The Lab Pack crew is responsible for evaluating the hazardous waste materials in your lab, properly packaging and labeling them, and transporting them to a licensed disposal facility. This ensures that the hazardous waste is handled safely and in compliance with federal and state regulations.
Review your lab's hazardous waste inventory and ensure that all waste containers are properly labeled and sealed. Separate incompatible chemicals and place them in separate containers. Ensure that all waste containers are easily accessible and located in a safe area.
No, the Lab Pack Crew is only responsible for evaluating and disposing hazardous waste materials. Non-hazardous materials should be disposed of through regular trash disposal methods or you can contact Andrew Willson for additional guidance.
The Lab Pack Crew will transport the hazardous waste materials to a licensed disposal facility where they will be treated and disposed of in accordance with federal and state regulations. Your lab will receive a manifest documenting the transfer of the hazardous waste materials to the disposal facility.
No, individuals should not dispose of hazardous waste materials on their own. Improper disposal can be harmful to human health and the environment. The Lab Pack Crew is trained to handle hazardous waste materials safely and in compliance with regulations.