ERIC Number: ED417089
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-May
Reference Count: N/A
Hazardous Educational Waste Collections in Illinois.
Illinois State Environmental Protection Agency, Springfield.
This report presents the status of programs designed to manage hazardous educational waste collections in secondary schools in the state of Illinois. Laboratory wastes, expired chemicals, unstable compounds, and toxic or flammable materials are accounted for in this document. The report contains an executive summary, a review of Illinois statutes that apply to hazardous waste collection, discussion of planning considerations, a description of a pilot project, a list of school requirements, waste categories and amounts collected, disposal costs, legislative options, and a discussion of pilot program validation. Tables and appendices provide additional information. (DDR)
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Environmental Standards, Hazardous Materials, Laboratory Safety, Occupational Safety and Health, School Safety, Secondary Education, Wastes
Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, Bureau of Land, 1021 N. Grand Avenue East, Springfield, IL 62702.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Illinois State Environmental Protection Agency, Springfield.
Identifiers - Location: Illinois