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Campus Environmental Health

Purpose

Rogue Community College is committed to the safe temporary storage, use and disposal of all Universal and Hazardous waste and Electronic waste and to the prevention of exposures that could result in injury, illness or environmental incidents or property damage. Rogue Community College is also committed to complying with all applicable federal, state and local health and safety codes and regulations.

To ensure that all affected employees are provided with the necessary information concerning the dangers of all Universal, Hazardous and Electronic waste storage and disposal by Rogue Community College, the following Universal & Hazardous Waste Program has been established. All employees of Rogue Community College will participate and comply with all sections of the Universal & Hazardous Waste Program. The written Universal & Hazardous Waste Program is reviewed, updated and maintained by the Rogue Community College Risk Management Department.

Please contact Risk Management in order to schedule and evaluation or pickup of any Universal or Hazardous Waste or any Electronic Waste.

  • Risk Management does not manage the disposal of any medical or biological waste including sharps containers that are located in individual departments.
  • Risk Management does not manage the disposal of old medication
     

Partial Universal and Hazardous Waste List

  • Aerosol Cans
  • Antifreeze
  • Batteries
  • Compressed Gas Tanks
  • Gasoline
  • Diesel
  • Light Bulbs (all typses and sizes)
  • Parts Solvents
  • Polychlorinated biphenyls, or PCB's
  • Pesticide Waste
  • Products Containing Mercury
  • Used Fuel Filters
  • Used Oil Products
  • Used Oil Filters
  • Used Refrigerant
  • Used Shop Towels/Rags
  • Waste Generated in a Science Lab

Partial Electronic Wast List

  • Any Type of Cables for Any Electronic Device
  • Any Type of Computer Printer
  • Any Type of Electronic CalculatorLaminator Machines
  • Battery Operated Wall Clocks
  • Computer Headphones
  • Computer Mouse's
  • Computer Keyboards
  • Scanners
  • Telephone Headsets
  • Telephones
  • Ten-Key Machines

Additional information regarding Universal and Hazardous Waste and Electronic Waste can be found at the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality webste.

Oregon Department of Environmental Quality Fact Sheet – Used Antifreeze
Oregon Department of Environmental Quality Fact Sheet – Used Oil Management
Oregon Department of Environmental Quality Fact Sheet – Waste Lamps
Oregon Department of Environmental Quality Fact Sheet – Waste Batteries
Oregon Department of Environmental Quality Fact Sheet – Used Computers and other Electronic Equipment
Oregon Department of Environmental Quality Fact Sheet – Aerosol Spray Cans