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Biological waste

Definition

Various types of biologically contaminated waste from laboratories, such as tissues, gloves, pipette points and other lab disposables, gels, etc.

Disposal

This waste must be disposed of in blue and yellow or yellow 25 or 50-litre WIVA containers or Medibins

(supplied by the Logistics Department), stating: department, pass number and project code. The waste containers must be properly secured.

If there are not enough containers available, please contact the Logistics department, tel. 050-3634102, e-mail logistiekbeheer.nb4@rug.nl .

At the Linnaeusborg, full containers must be placed on the shelf in the waste corner – all containers present at 2 p.m. on Monday will be collected that week.

At NB4, containers must be brought to the Store on Tuesday between 9 a.m. and 12 noon.

blue yellow wiva container
blue yellow wiva container

Processing

Biological waste is incinerated separately. Mixing with other waste streams is not permitted. This waste is incinerated at a licensed incineration plant.

Last modified:16 December 2015 09.07 a.m.
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