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:
- Shock sensitive and peroxide forming chemicals
- Polychlorinated biphenyls
- Department of Transportation Forbiddens
For assistance in disposing of special waste, or suspected special waste, contact Hazardous Materials Management (HMM) at (734) 763-4568.