Chemical Waste Disposal Procedure

  • Ensure waste is packaged properly and all containers are securely closed
  • Label the waste with appropriate waste labels (provided by HSW and at Science Stores.) Refer to the Lab Safety Poster (429 KB) pdf for details and pictures.
  • Complete the Hazardous Waste Disposal Form (80 KB) excel
  • If you are unsure of the hazard class associated with a particular chemical, refer to the Safety Data Sheet (SDS).
  • Email the Disposal Form to
  • Once confirmed, the Chemical & Lab Safety Advisor will coordinate a time to bring down the waste on "Waste Wednesday".  The waste will be stored in the disposal room until the next pick up.

If you have any questions concerning waste disposal, please contact Health, Safety and Wellness.