Texas Tech University

Chemical Waste Collection to Close Oct. 11th

Tuesday, October 12 – Tuesday, October 26, 2021, EHS staff will be preparing hazardous waste streams for transport to a treatment, storage, and disposal facility (TSDF) by the University's hazardous waste contractor.

Chemical and Universal Waste will NOT be collected during this period. Biological Waste will be collected as scheduled and all waste stream collection will resume on November 2, 2021.

Please contact ehs.environmental.safety@ttu.edu with any questions or concerns.

CDC/NIH releases 6th ed. of BMBL

The much-anticipated 6th edition of the Biosafety in Microbiological & Biomedical Laboratories has been released! Review the 6th Edition of the BMBL. This edition replaces the previous in campus work area requiring a copy.

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