Laboratory waste disposal

Laboratories generate unique waste streams that need to be handled and sorted appropriately. For assistance with disposing of laboratory waste, please contact VCU Safety and Risk Management. More information and contact information can be found on the SRM Lab Safety web page.  

Check out the lab disposal best practices flow chart below for an overview of disposing of laboroatory waste. Download the Lab Waste Flow Chart. [PDF]



Lab waste disposal flow chart describing how to properly sort waste