Acceptance conditions for hazardous waste
The following acceptance conditions apply to all hazardous waste products offered for disposal:
- Waste is collected every week. Days and times vary, depending on the location.
- There are 13 hazardous waste streams:
- Liquid waste, category 1: acidic water-based solutions
- Liquid waste, category 2: alkaline water-based solutions
- Liquid waste, category 3: low-halogen organic liquids
- Liquid waste, category 4: halogen-rich organic liquids
- Liquid waste, category 5: neutral water-based solutions
- Liquids with special risks
- Biological waste
- Chemically contaminated laboratory waste
- Empty chemicals packaging with GROS sticker
- Used needles
- Small chemical waste
- Cartridges and toners
- Contaminated glass
- Hazardous waste must be packed in standard UN-certified packaging. Any other packaging may only be used in consultation with and with permission of the Logistics Department. The correct, UN-certified packaging material is available from the Logistics department, tel. 050-3634102, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
- Packaging must be labelled with correct, legible information:
For 10-litre jerry cans: Main component(s), name of submitter, department, date, project code and card number.
For drums with lids, WIVA containers, medibins and needle boxes: Name of submitter, department, date, description of contents, project code and card number.
- All packaging must be closed with an original lid. The outside of the packaging must be clean and dry.
- Jerry cans must not be more than 90% full and must be properly secured.
- If packaging is re-used, the old labels must be removed or made completely illegible and unrecognizable. NB. The GROS sticker must still be checked out by the Store.
- Hazardous waste tendered in any other packaging will not be accepted. Submitters of such waste will be responsible for disposal themselves.
- Empty packaging material may not contain any residues.
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