Universal Waste

Universal Waste is waste that is less regulated than hazardous waste.  Universal waste is comprised of batteries, fluorescent lamps, mercury containing items, and certain pesticides.  Drake collects and recycles Drake owned universal waste.  To dispose of universal waste, contact facilities (515-271-3955). 

Household waste should be taken the Metro Waste Facility.

For questions concerning the disposal of universal waste contact the EHS office.

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University News
April 15, 2014
Drake University’s Principal Financial Group Center for Global Citizenship (PFGCGC) will host a discussion on the Keystone XL Pipeline initiative in collaboration with the Iowa Energy Forum. General James Jones, a former national security advisor, will discuss the benefits of the pipeline initiative.