Environmental Health and Safety

Environmental Health and Safety

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Hazardous Waste Disposal

The Queen's policy statement on Environmental Management outlines the University's commitment to the protection of the environment through the implementation of an effective Environmental Management Program. An important aspect of this program is the proper handling, storage, and disposal of all hazardous chemicals generated on campus.

Waste Pickup Quick reference guide (PDF 385 KB)

Transportation of Dangerous Goods Waste Classification Profile

Please contact Tom Martinek If you are disposing of a mixture of chemicals in a 20 litre container or greater to obtain a copy of the Chemical Classification Profile form. You will need to complete the form and submit it to Environmental Health and Safety.  Please  note that you will need to request a new form if the composition of the mixture changes in subsequent shipments. The form is not required for solvent waste in red 20 litre containers.

Waste Pickup Schedule

Not all categories of hazardous waste are picked up on a weekly basis, please see schedule. Also note there will be no waste pickups during the Christmas Holidays. Pickup requests are due Tuesday by 9:00 am the week of the specific pickup.

Waste Disposal Schedule (PDF 14 KB)

Waste Disposal Forms

For specific waste disposal information and assistance contact Tom Martinek at ext. 74976 or email tom.martinek@queensu.ca