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Contact:

Hemang Rana

Hemang Rana
Clean Harbors InSite Services Program Manager
Phone: (847) 491-5581
hazardous-waste@northwestern.edu

 

Hazardous Waste Information

The Office for Research Safety works to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local safety and environmental regulations in the collection and proper disposal of chemical, radioactive, and biological waste generated by the research, teaching, and clinical operations at Northwestern University.

Chemical Waste

Hazardous Waste Disposal Guide (Purple Guide)

Specific Methods of Laboratory Waste Minimization

Chemical Waste Minimization

Proper Segregation and Disposal of Lab Waste

Primary Contact:
Hemang Rana
hazardous-waste@northwestern.edu
Ext. 1-5581

Biological Waste

Biological Waste Overview

Disposal Procedure and Drop-off Locations

Do's and Don't's of Biohazardous Waste Disposal

Primary Contact:
Andrea Hall
ahall@northwestern.edu
Ext. 3-8300

Radioactive Waste

Radioactive Waste Procedures

Primary Contact:
Health Physics Services
radiation-safety@northwestern.edu
Ext. 1-5581

Laboratory Equipment Disposal

Please make equipment disposal requests through NSIS whenever possible.

When NSIS is not an option, please complete the Laboratory Equipment Disposal Form.

Clean Harbors Environmental Services manages chemical and biological waste disposal for ORS. Click here for more information on this relationship.

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