Lab Waste Management & RCRA Updates for Universities (Manhattan)
February 19, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
NY DEC is hosting a public workshop to discuss the management of hazardous lab waste at academic institutions.
During this workshop DEC staff will talk about New York’s upcoming adoption of the Academic Labs Rule and how these new regulations could impact the management of hazardous lab waste at academic institutions (i.e., colleges, universities, etc.). This workshop will include an overview of the rule and in-depth discussions about lab management plans and lab clean-outs. DEC will also discuss the advantages of using green chemistry and pollution prevention in academic settings and provide informational resources to assist participants in adopting these practices.
The schedule for this workshop is as follows:
10:00 AM – Overview of the academic labs rule
10:40 AM – Lab management plans
11:20 AM – Lab clean-outs and informational resources for green chemistry