The University of Texas at Austin generates a variety of waste streams though research, teaching, clinics, maintenance, construction projects and other operations that are subject to specific handling, recycling, and disposal requirements by various agencies such as Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The University is a registered generator of hazardous chemical waste with both the TCEQ and EPA.
All hazardous waste generated by University research, teaching, clinics, maintenance, construction projects or other operations must be managed through EHS.
Removal of Chemical Waste
Log in with UT EID and Submit: Environmental Management Systems (EMS)
Removal of Biological Waste - Submit Form
University procedures for the management and disposal of a variety of regulated waste streams can be found below.
- Asbestos & Lead Program
- Batteries, Lamps, Paints, Oil, and Mercury Devices
- Biological, Medical, Sharps, and Pharmaceutical Waste (Regulated)
- Chemical Waste
- Controlled Substances
- Non-Hazardous Waste
- Other Waste
- Pollution Prevention
- Radioactive Waste
Questions? Contact Environmental Health-HMM by email or by calling (512) 471-3511.