Safety News from UVA

News for September 27, 2007

Update on what's trash/what's hazardous (disposal of materials)


  • Please submit all rechargeable batteries for hazardous waste disposal (Send them to Eric)


  • Studios using Propane cylinders for hand torches - "empty" cylinders are regarded as hazardous waste. Send them to Eric for disposal


  • Reminder that any aerosal cans that is not completely empty is to be regarded as hazardous waste. It must have no propellant left in canister before it can be tossed in with regular trash. Cans with propellant must be treaded as hazardous waste