Department of Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety

To better facilitate the safe and effective management of hazardous waste, The University of Akron has implemented a new Hazardous Waste Management System. This system will allow EOHS personnel to assist you in the timely disposal of waste materials after they have been appropriately identified, quantified, and placed in containers suitable for transport.

All requests for waste disposal must be submitted on one of the following online forms specific to the type of waste you have generated:

All requests for radioactive waste pickup must be coordinated with the Radiation Safety Office at ext. 5712 or via email at

Contact x6866 to request an empty waste container.

Hazardous Waste Reference Materials