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"Management of Hazardous Wastes at the University of Virginia"
Author: Allen, Ralph O. and Sandra Lynn Neuse
Published In: Case Studies in Environmental Health and Safety
Date: 1990

Describes hazardous waste management at the University of Virginia over the past 14 years.  Summarizes the sources of the wastes generated by institutions such as the University of Virginia: teaching activities, clinical laboratories, research laboratories, and auxiliary services/physical plant activities.  Describes 3 scenarios or options for adopting a hazardous waste management program.  Offers advice based on their experiences, including labeling wastes, educating generators, choosing disposal containers, dealing with unwanted surplus materials, and paying the increasing bill for waste disposal.

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