Special Waste

Due to their delicate nature, inherent instability or extreme toxicity, special waste cannot be disposed using normal procedures.  Common waste streams that fall into this category include:

  • Explosives
  • Shock sensitive and peroxide forming chemicals
  • Polychlorinated biphenyls
  • Dioxins
  • Department of Transportation Forbiddens

For assistance in disposing of special waste, or suspected special waste, contact Hazardous Materials Management (HMM) at (734) 763-4568.

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