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​​​​​NOTICE: The COVID-19 pandemic has required changes be made to the protocol for collecting waste. These changes prioritize the health and safety of NIH staff and our waste contractors. ​ Read about the changes here​.

  
  
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Join us for the 2022 NIH Earth Day event! Learn how you can protect the environment through a variety of activities across multiple NIH campuses. Visit the Earth Day webpage for full details.
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The Division of Environmental Protection has updated the NIH Waste Disposal Guide. This new version contains various changes to account for law revisions, new programs, editted procedures for waste collection and more. There are also new sections like the Laboratory Waste Disposal Matrix.
Learn More/environmental-programs/Documents/Waste_Disposal_Guide.pdf
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The NIH has created a hazardous waste search table to assist with filling out the NIH Chemical Waste Tag. This table indicates the hazards associated with a single waste component in a format similar to the Chemical Waste Tag. Visit the Search Table page to begin your search!
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The NIH has developed a new chemical waste tag to be adopted and used immmediately. This tag conforms with changes to local waste management regulations and introduces hazard pictograms to ease the difficulty of filling out the tag.
Learn More/environmental-programs/Pages/Chemical-Waste-Tag.aspx
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