Universal Waste Management

Universal waste is a term used to describe a group of discarded appliances, lightbulbs, gadgets, and electronic equipment that may contain hazardous materials. These items include used batteries (lithium, mercuric oxide, nickel cadmium, silver oxide, lead acid, alkaline), used lamps (fluorescent tubes, high intensity discharge-HID, high pressure sodium, incandescent, LED, mercury vapor, metal halide, neon, ultraviolet), non-PCB (polychlorinated biphenyl) and PCB light ballasts (hazardous waste), computers/monitors, and electrical/electronic equipment.

Request a universal waste pick-up by contacting EH&S at ehs@sjsu.edu  or contacting FD&O at workcontrol@sjsu.edu.