Environmental Protection

Helping to protect and enhance the campus environment and providing permit and compliance management services.

Dispose of Waste

Master list of waste types is displayed below. Note: If you cannot find the item that you are trying to get rid of in this list, please contact EH&S at ehs@berkeley.edu or (510) 642-3073. collapse all expand all Aerosol Cans

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Clark Villaseñor

EH&S Program Assistant
Administration
Communications & Outreach
Main Office
Data Entry

Wildfire Smoke

Providing resources and guidance for the UC Berkeley community to reduce exposure to wildfire smoke.

Miranda Monge

Environmental Specialist
Environmental Protection
Environmental Permits
Outdoor Air Quality

Environmental Protection

Helping to protect and enhance the campus environment and providing permit and compliance management services. How Do I: collapse all expand all Get rid of waste?

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Environmental Permits & Management Plans

Below are all of the environmental permits and management plans for the University of California, Berkeley. If you would like to apply for a permit, please see: Apply for an Environmental Permit

Environmental permits may be needed for your construction, renovation, demolition, or decommissioning project if it will have land, air, water, or human impacts. Some activities will require:

Filing a permit Paying fees to a regulatory agency Self-monitoring Standard or best practices

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Drain Disposal Restrictions for Chemicals

Office of Environment, Health & Safety
2020

Disposal of chemicals into the sanitary sewer is regulated by federal and state laws and regulations, by the local East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) Wastewater Control Ordinance and by the EBMUD Wastewater Discharge Permit issued to the campus. These laws and regulations prohibit any drain disposal of hazardous wastes and limit the allowable wastewater concentration of a number of specific substances. The University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley) is committed to protection of the local community and the environment through strict compliance with these laws and regulations...

Resources and Guides

Job Safety Analysis (JSA)

A JSA describes job tasks in step-by-step fashion, identifies associated hazards at each step, and outlines proper hazard controls that minimize the risk of injury or illness to the individual(s) performing that task.

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Joseph Fitchure

Senior Hazardous Materials Technician
Hazardous Materials
Hazardous Waste
Waste Disposal

Tim Popp

Senior Hazardous Materials Technician
Hazardous Materials
Hazardous Waste
Waste Disposal