The handling of laboratory waste, including chemical waste
The University has contracted RagnSells AB for the disposal of laboratory waste and preparation of chemical waste transportation. Campus managements or departments/equivalents that order sorting and removal of that kind of waste can get information here.
The full contract can be found in the contract database of the Procurement and Purchase Office.
Periodic discharge of liquid waste into the sewage network
All laboratory work produces waste. For liquid waste, the type of waste must be taken into consideration before it is poured into the sewage disposal system. The municipal water supplier Uppsala Vatten has issued a regulatory document entitled ‘Restrictions on periodic discharge of liquid waste and residue into the sewage disposal system’. The guidelines contains therein concern discharge within Uppsala Municipality. It also contains the limits for discharge of various types of liquid waste into the sewage network. Please contact Uppsala vatten if you are not sure about the routines. Always contact Uppsala vatten if you intend to release according to "villkor 4" in the document.
Link to Uppsala Vatten