Chemical waste at Syracuse University is generated through a multitude of activities including laboratory, teaching, construction, and maintenance activities. University personnel that generate chemical waste are responsible for the proper containerization, identification, labeling, and storage of their waste in Satellite Accumulation Areas (SAA). EHSS staff collects the waste from the SAAs and stores the waste in the University’s Central Waste Accumulation Areas pending its final disposal.
The University’s hazardous waste management manual provides information to assist generators in properly managing University generated waste in accordance with state and federal regulations and accepted best practices. EHSS also provides waste management training and has Hazardous Waste Management staff are available to assists waste generators in properly managing their waste.