There are three types of biological waste generated on campus.

  • Potentially infectious waste – Any biological waste that could cause harm to people, animals, or plants. This includes:
    • Any waste involving any material from a human, usually bodily fluids
    • Research waste involving any material from non-human primates
    • Research waste involving infectious materials
  • Sharps waste – Used needles, syringes, scalpels, and other things that can cut or poke.
  • Noninfectious waste – Biological research waste that carries no infection risk

Request Biowaste Pick Up

Use the button on the right to access the waste pick up request form.

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