Hazardous Waste Management

The Environmental Health Safety and Risk Management Dept. is responsible for managing Chemical, Biological, and Universal waste under the Solid Waste Rules. Chemical waste is regulated by 40 CFR 261 and the Texas rules 30 TAC 335. Universal waste is managed under 40 CFR 273 and 30 TAC 335.262. Biological waste is regulated by the Texas Department of State Health Services. All waste generated at UTSA facilities will be collected and managed under the EHSRM Hazardous Waste and Biological Management Safety Plans. Radiation waste is also managed by EHSRM and is regulated by the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission. To have waste picked up (chemical, biological, universal waste, or radiation waste), please choose one of the links below and follow the instructions as stated.