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The Chemistry Department is the main contributor to hazardous waste at UNCW. The Department practices "green" chemistry, reducing or eliminating the use of haz
Incineration, fuel blending, and/or recycling are the methods of disposal by a reputable contractor with valid EPA number and good reputation.
After a lab clean-out, the chemicals that have not reached their expiration date are offered to the entire department as surplus.
UNCW offers electronic recycling to all students, faculty, staff and the community. There is a waste collection area 24/7 and the program is promoted during on recycling bins, during campus events and Recyclemania.
All UNCW electronic equipment that is no longer wanted (including non-working equipment) is sent to UNCW Surplus for resale or electronic recycling.
The Environment, Health and Safety Workplace Safety Section is responsible for ensuring that all University employees (including full-time, part-time, and temporary) receive the required training under State and Federal regulations. These requirements cannot be fully met without the help of Employees, Supervisors, Principal Investigators and Department Heads.
Powerhouse Recycling processes are in compliance with local, state, and federal laws. They maintain a strict zero landfill policy.They are a R2/ ISO-14001:2004 company. Powerhouse Recycling is wholly committed to protecting our environment; which is reflected in all aspects of our business practices
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