Hazardous Waste Management in Laboratories


Empowering the NU community to keep the University, public, and environment free of threats caused by mishandled waste in the lab, shop and studio.

Northeastern University is committed to proper management of hazardous waste through its actions in teaching, research and service activities. The goals of the University’s hazardous waste program are to: 

  • Protect faculty, staff and students from exposure to hazardous wastes
  • Manage all wastes in a safe and environmentally responsible manner
  • Minimize the amount of hazardous waste being generated in teaching, research     and facility areas
  • Identify pollution prevention strategies to minimize or eliminate the University’s impact on the environment
  • Comply with federal, state and local regulations


Contact Us

For general inquiries please contact OARS.

Email:       oars@northeastern.edu
Phone:     617.373.2769 

Northeastern University

Office of Academic and Research Safety/OARS
320 Renaissance Park, 1135 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02115

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