Hazardous & Universal Waste Management
Universal Waste Management
Denver Public Schools, is committed to providing a healthy and safe environment for its student, faculty and staff. The Universal Waste Management program streams lines universal hazardous waste for collection and recycling. Hazardous waste is defined as any waste with properties that make it dangerous or potentially harmful to human health and the environment. Hazardous waste is generated from many sources. Items collected and recycled from our school includes: ballast, batteries, laboratory chemicals, lamps/bulbs, and any old or new latex paints.
Laboratory Hazardous Materials & Chemical Management Plan
Denver Public Schools is committed to maintaining a culture of safety for its student, faculty, and staff in the classroom/laboratory environments. Proper chemical management and training are essential to making sure students and staffs are aware of the potential hazard related to laboratory chemical use. Please contact, Environmental Services for assistance with proper chemical management/storage compatibility and inspections of safety equipments.
- DPS Chemical Management Plan
- DPS Laboratory Safety Power Point - PDF
- Access our Online Safety Data Sheet
Information & References:
Centers for Disease Control (CDC): School Chemistry Laboratory Safety Guide
CDPHE: Rules and Regulations Governing Schools - PDF
CDPHE: Chemical Management Guidance for Schools
CDPHE: Combined Prohibited and Restricted Chemicals List - Excel
CDPHE: List of Common Chemical Hazards - PDF
1617 S. Acoma St.
Denver, CO 80223
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