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New Look for Lab Recycling

Recycle Lab

Waste stream audits have shown that the research labs on campus do a good job recycling acceptable materials. A new awareness program will help those conscientious recyclers grow even greener.

 Please be on the lookout for new lab “Recycle” signs that are being posted across campus. While the general categories of items that are acceptable for recycling are the same in the research lab areas, extra precautions are required due to the nature of the materials used there.

 Please note that to be recycled all containers must be empty have contained only alcohol, acetone, cleaning products, non-toxic buffers, nutrients, salts or sugars.

 You may not recycle any materials that contained biohazards, including recombinant DNA, hazardous chemicals or radioactive materials.