Thomas Jefferson University

Chemical Waste Disposal Procedure

Request for Hazardous Waste Disposal

The Department of Environmental Health and Safety is responsible and properly certified for the disposal of Hazardous Waste.  EH &S removes most hazardous materials and advises others on their use; disposal, cleanup, and remediation.

To request a pick-up, please contact the Department of Environmental Health and Safety at 3-6260 or Stephen Baker the Environmental Health Officer at 3-7352.

Please provide the following information when you schedule for a hazardous waste disposal:

  • Name
  • Contact Number
  • Building Name
  • Department Name
  • Room Number
  • Name of Chemical
  • Number of Containers
  • Container Volume

NOTE:  Sharps Disposal Containers and Trace Chemotherapy Containers (yellow container) are not collected by Environmental Health and Safety.  To request a pick up, please contact the following services.

  • Hospital Departments should contact Environmental Services at 5-6100.
  • University Departments should contact Custodial Services at 5-6846.