Waste Management

Waste Pickup Requests

The process to request a pickup request for the waste types listed below changed as of July 3, 2023. Select the link associated with each waste type to learn more and start a waste pickup request online. 

biological waste
Biological Waste

Information on biological waste and disposal procedures.

Biological Waste Pickup Request Process

Contact: Hazardous Materials Management 
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Hazardous (Chemical) Waste

Information on managing hazardous (chemical) waste and disposal procedures.

Hazardous (Chemical) Materials Pickup Request Process
Contact: Hazardous Materials Management


radioactive waste
Radioactive Waste

Information on radioactive waste and disposal. 

Radioactive Waste Pickup Request Process

Contact: Radiation Safety


Information about Wastes

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Chemical Waste Storage
Information of proper storage and segregation of chemicals.
Contact: Hazardous Materials Management

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Empty Container Disposal
Information on how to dispose of empty chemical containers. 
Contact: Hazardous Materials Management

Household Hazardous Waste and e-Waste
Information on wastes generated not on campus that are not handled by the hazardous materials group.
Contact: Hazardous Materials Management

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HPLC Waste
Information on proper containers and handling of HPLC waste.
Contact: Hazardous Materials Management

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Universal Waste
Information on universal wastes including batteries, light bulbs, electronics, etc.
Contact: Hazardous Materials Management

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Unknown Chemicals
Information on disposal and identification of chemicals that can not be identified by lab personnel.
Contact: Hazardous Materials Management

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Waste Containers
Information on proper waste containers and what kinds of containers can be returned to labs. 
Contact: Hazardous Materials Management

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Waste Minimization
Information on how to minimize waste.
Contact: Hazardous Materials Management

Campus Safety Contacts

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Purdue Police
Phone: (765) 494-8221

Purdue Fire
Phone: (765) 494-6919


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