North Carolina State University generates large amounts of Chemical Waste. Various regulatory agencies drive the requirements to which the University must adhere. Chemical waste, whether Hazardous or Non-Hazardous, must be accumulated, stored, and disposed of properly.
Management of chemical waste in different work environments requires understanding regulations and applying best practices. Review the laboratory waste generation and storage quick facts for most common violations cited by regulators and associated guidance.
All University Chemical Wastes must be submitted for pickup via HazTrak. HazTrak is the University’s web submission and tracking database and fulfills the Environmental Protection Agency’s regulated requirements involving the tracking of waste from initial use to final disposal.
To submit hazardous waste for pickup, access to HazTrak must be granted for generators. The HazTrak tutorial provides step-by-step guidance for waste pickup requests and common troubleshooting issues.
EHS picks up routine hazardous waste on a scheduled basis. Special projects may require additional scheduling and should be scheduled ahead of time.