Some activities in offices at the University
generate wastes that are regulated by the United
States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA)
and/or the New Jersey Department of Environmental
Protection (NJDEP). These wastes must be handled
properly to protect both human health and the
Regulated wastes must be properly identified,
collected, containerized, labeled, and segregated.
These waste materials are disposed of through
REHS, Material Services or Facilities Maintenance.
To learn more about managing regulated wastes
in your office please use the links below:
Rechargeable batteries are to be collected and
will be picked-up by REHS. This includes the following,
Lead Acid, NiCad, NiMH and Lithium batteries.
Currently REHS is not collecting non-rechargeable
alkaline batteries, these can be discarded in
the general trash.
Items such as computers,
televisions, VCR's, stereos and other items, which
contain circuit boards, are considered
Please contact Rutgers Material Services at (732)
445-2255 for the removal of these items.
Spent fluorescent bulbs are managed by the facilities
maintenance department. These items are stored
in various locations throughout the University.
To request a pick up of spent fluorescent bulbs,
please contact the Facilities Maintenance Zone
responsible for your location.
The majority of spent toner cartridges can be
returned to the supplier/manufacturer in the original
container. Please see the instructions from the
supplier/manufacturer of your toner cartridges,
for specific information on returning spent cartridges.