Refuse Disposal

Refuse Disposal

Contractual pick up of refuse on a regularly scheduled basis is provided to all academic and research facilities as a budgeted function of the Department of Facilities & Construction Management. In case of auxiliaries, this service is prepaid for by the agency. Pickups for special events must be requested in writing (Property Work Order) at least one week prior to the date that pick-up is needed.

No hazardous materials may be disposed of in refuse containers. Examples of hazardous materials includes, but not limited to:

• Combustibles
• Pesticides
• Carcinogens
• Radioactive products
• Toxic and/or unused chemical waste

Hazardous Materials (HM) – any substance or material that has been determined to pose an unreasonable risk to health, safety and property when transported in trade, traffic or ground transportation within the United States.

Dangerous Goods (DG) – Any substance or material that has been determined to pose an unreasonable risk to health, safety and property when transported internationally or via air cargo.