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Waste Management Services

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General Waste
Chemical Waste
Multihazardous Waste
Radioactive Waste
Medical Pathological Waste (MPW)
NIH Recycling

The printed 2009 NIH Waste Disposal Guide   - PDF (14MB) is the most current and may differ from the web version.

Chemical Waste Service Requests  (for NIH only)
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Spills or Emergencies - On Bethesda campus 911 (NIH response)
  Off campus in MD 9-911 (Montgomery County response)
Safety and Health Specialists 301-496-2346
Health Physicists 301-496-5774
Chemical Waste Pickup: 301-496-4710 Assistance: 301-496-7990
Multihazardous Waste Pickup: 301-496-4451 Assistance: 301-496-5574 or 301-496-7990
Radioactive Waste Pickup: 301-496-4451 Assistance: 301-496-5774
Medical Pathological Waste, MPW Pickup: 301-402-6349 Assistance: 301-496-2346
Recycling Waste
General Waste
Pickup: 301-402-6349
Pickup: 301-496-7990
Assistance: 301-496-7990
Assistance: 301-496-7990
Information on Moving Laboratories    
Chemical Move 301-496-7990  
Radioactive Material Move 301-496-5774  
Biohazard Material and Laboratory Clearance 301-496-2346  

This page last updated on Feb 16, 2012