IMPORTANT: After disposing of your chemicals, make sure you change the quantity to zero in your myLab chemical inventory!
If you prefer PDF forms instead, please use the following ones.
Chemical inventory MUHC [.pdf]
Atomic Energy Canada Limited, our current disposal site for radioactive waste, has recently implemented new disposal guidelines and pricing policy.
One aspect of the new guidelines is the removal from the waste stream of all radioisotopes that can readily and easily be decayed.
Hazardous Waste Management & Disposal Training for Laboratory Personnel
McGill students, staff and faculty must register online using the McGill Human Resources Staff Development course registration system.
Cost: Free for McGill students, staff and faculty
Empty glass bottles
Used chemical bottles which are empty can be disposed via regular garbage. However, make sure that the bottle is clean. Bottles and glass containers which were used to contain or hold chemicals must not be offered for recycling.
What's new @ HWM?
Reminder: keep your chemical inventory up to date!
It is now mandatory to use myLab to keep track of your laboratory chemical inventory. Don't forget to remove items from your inventory when you submit a request for chemical waste disposal!
Hazardous Waste Management provides a full hazardous material disposal service to the McGill community. Disposal of waste is free of charge to internal departments, provided the waste is coming from research activities and presented in a proper manner.
Disposal service for biomedical waste is provided to users in McGill buildings by HWM, local 5066. Provided at no charge, the service includes provision of waste containers and regular pick-ups.