Hazardous Waste Management
Characterizing Your Waste
- Battery Recycling Guidelines
- Electronic Waste Recycling Guide
- Cleanup Procedure for Broken Fluorescent Lamps
- Hazardous Components in Equipment for Disposal
- Hazardous Waste Disposal Flow Chart for Science & Technology
Note: If you are not certain about the status of your waste materials, contact Environmental Health & Safety for a waste determination.
Disposal Request Forms
Complete the Hazardous Waste Information Form and return to EH&S for all hazardous waste disposal requests.
Completed Hazardous Waste Information Form Examples
Hazardous Waste Labels
Legible and up-to-date labels are required on each hazardous waste container.
- Part 1 - Satellite Accumulation (Avery 5164) (Always Required)
- Part 2 - Waste Minimization (Avery 5164) (Contact EH&S for current requirements)
- Hazardous Waste Container Labeling Guide
Pre-Formatted Labels for Common Waste Streams
- Photochemical(Avery 5164)
- Solvent Contaminated Debris (Avery 5164)
- Universal Waste Label (Avery 5164) (electronic waste, batteries, fluorescent lamps)
Use the Satellite Accumulation Inspection Checklist to evaluate your accumulation site. When every box is checked, indicating a "Yes" to each question, your hazardous waste collection container is in compliance with Title 22 requirements.
University hazardous waste management services are limited to hazardous waste generated from campus business operations. The Sonoma County Eco-Desk provides hazardous and solid waste recycling and disposal information for home use by employees, Residence Hall occupants and campus employees at home.
Visit the Sonoma County Household Hazardous Waste Information site for more information.
There have been occasions when individuals have intentionally dumped or abandoned hazardous mataerials at Sonoma State University. Waste motor oil, antifreeze, paints, and solvents are the most frequently encountered types of materials.
You can help guard the health of the campus community and protect the environment by reporting illegal hazardous materials disposal.