The telephone number is 203-432-6545. Please use this number for inquiries only.
Regulated Waste FAQs
Yes. The dry and LSV waste must be segregated by half-life. Liquid waste must be segregated by isotope.
For dry waste, we pick up the bags inside the boxes. We then replace the bags. For liquid waste, we will pick up and replace the whole container (one or five gallon only). For LSV waste, we pick up and replace the drums. For stock vial waste, we pick up the packaged box of stock vials.
EHS only supplies five-gallon plastic carboys for waste that can be poured off into a drum. This includes solvents or water mixtures.
Call 203-432-6545 to order.
All biological and chemical waste tags can be found in either the SHM, KBT or West Campus Resource Center stockrooms. All radioactive waste requests are submitted through EHS Integrator. When you submit a request, the system automatically generates a completed waste tag to attach to waste containers.
Empty containers that previously held an acute hazardous waste chemical require special handling. For these materials, the container is considered empty if it has been triple-rinsed using a suitable solvent and all of the rinsate has been collected for disposal as hazardous waste. If the container is not first cleaned as stated above, it is hazardous waste and must be disposed as such.
Call 203-432-6545 and someone will remove your cart as soon as possible and replace it with an empty cart. Please do not leave waste on the floor or stack on top of the full cart.