Biological Waste Program 


Biological or Medical waste is regulated by Massachusetts Department of Public Health (Chapter VIII of the State Sanitary Code, 105 CMR 480.00) and includes: 

      • Blood and blood products 
      • Pathological waste 
      • Cultures and Stocks of Infectious Agents and Associated Biologicals 
      • Contaminated Animal Waste 
      • Sharps 
      • Biotechnology By-product Effluents    

OARS has contracted services from United Medical Waste Management Inc. for regulated biological and medical waste to ensure appropriate waste collection, packaging, shipping, treatment and records.  

See below for NU’s Biowaste Program. 

Contact Biosafety

Phone:     617.373.2769 

Northeastern University

Office of Academic and Research Safety/OARS
320 Renaissance Park
1135 Tremont Street

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