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Waste and Disposal

As generators of hazardous waste, the Hunter College Office of Environmental Health and Safety is responsible for providing waste management and disposal guidance in compliance with local, state, and federal regulations. Our staff are committed to ensuring a safe work environment for all faculty, staff, and students as well as building infrastructure. This is achieved by offering and overseeing chemical, biological, and radiological waste pickups, emergency spill response and cleanup, waste determinations and best practice procedures, and annual regulatory reporting. 

Policies and Procedures:

Chemical, Biological, and Radioactive Waste Pickups and Questions:

Contact or (212) 772-4462.

For Biological Waste Supplies:

Contact (212) 772-4136 for biohazard pickup and leave message with waste location. Pickups occur every Monday and Wednesday. For instructions on how to properly package biohazard waste or for offsite pickup requests, contact EHS. 

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Hunter College Office of Environmental Health and Safety, Room HE-1211A 695 Park Avenue New York, New York 10065 (212) 772-4462
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695 Park Ave
NY, NY 10065