Hazardous Materials Guide

This UO Hazardous Materials Guide outlines procedures established for the safe and proper management of hazardous materials at the UO. In addition, this guide provides instructions for handling materials which may not be considered hazardous, but have special processing or waste management requirements.


  • Seth Sponcey, Hazardous Waste Program Coordinator (P) 541-346-2348
  • Ben Bythell, Hazardous Materials Manager, Chemical Safety Officer, (P) 541-346-0371


Hazardous Materials Guide

Refrigeration Disposal Guidelines

Waste Lamps and Light Ballasts

Lead Based Paint Disposal

Electronics & Computer Disposal (Business Affairs)

Mercury Bulb Disposal (Safety Sheets)


These procedures are intended to promote compliance with federal, state, and local regulations pertaining to hazardous materials.