Federal regulations identify four categories of materials that can be managed as Universal Waste: lamps/bulbs, batteries, pesticides, and mercury-containing equipment.
Lamps/bulbs - Facilities Management is responsible for used bulb recycling in the Pittsburgh Campus. Visit fm.pitt.edu/recycling for more information.
Batteries - Tape terminals on all batteries except AAA-, AA- C-, and D-sized alkaline batteries and collect in a cardboard box/container. Affix completed "WASTE CHEMICALS" label. Label as "Universal Waste Batteries". Separate batteries by type when applicable. Contact EH&S to schedule a pick up (412-624-9505).
Pesticides and Mercury containing Equipment - Contact EH&S to schedule a pick up (412-624-9505).