The University of Iowa

Waste Pickup Information

Contact information and areas of expertise can be found on the Contact Us page.

Weekly Pickup Schedule

Label Request Form

Request the following types of labels using this form. Labels are free of charge and will be sent through campus mail.

  • Chemical Waste
  • Radioactive Waste Tags
  • Biohazardous Waste Certifications
  • Universal Waste (Aerosol Cans, Batteries, Lamps and Mercury Containing Instruments)
  • Used Oil
  • Beryllium Warning

Chemical Waste

Includes batteries, thermometers, used oil, paint, drugs, aerosol cans.

Radioactive Waste

Biohazardous Waste

Request to Test Unknown Form

Controlled Substances

To dispose of outdated, damaged, or otherwise unusable or unwanted controlled substances, contact Zach Beyerink in EHS at 319-335-4165.

Oil and Used Oil

Universal Waste

Includes aerosol cans, batteries, lamps, mercury containing equipment.

Waste Frequently Asked Questions