The Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Office is responsible for the development and implementation of programs aimed at protecting the safety and well-being of the University community as well as maintaining compliance with Federal, state and local occupational safety and health and environmental regulations.

waste pickup calendar

Waste Pickup Calendar


Hazardous Waste Pickup online form (for haz waste ONLY): Request for Hazardous Waste Pick-Up
Biowaste Pickup online form (for Biowaste ONLY): Biohazardous Waste Pickup Request form
MondayFebruary 26
TuesdayFebruary 27
WednesdayFebruary 28Biowaste Pickup
Hazardous Waste Pickup
ThursdayFebruary 29Note: Hazardous waste pickups have permanently moved to every Wednesday
FridayMarch 1
MondayMarch 4
TuesdayMarch 5
WednesdayMarch 6 Hazardous Waste Pickup
NO Biowaste Pickup
ThursdayMarch 7Note: Hazardous waste pickups have permanently moved to every Wednesday
FridayMarch 8

Hazardous Waste and Biowaste pickups have switched to Wednesdays (instead of Thursdays and Tuesdays, respectively). The frequency of pickups will remain the same.
Please continue to check this calendar since there may be some exceptions.

Safety Policy

Every member of the faculty, staff, and student body at the University is responsible for complying with established health and safety regulations, for taking necessary precautions to prevent injury to one’s self and to others, for promptly reporting all accidents, injuries, hazardous conditions, practices, and operating procedures to the Environmental Health and Safety Office and for constantly practicing sound safety principles in whatever activities are undertaken on campus.

Read URI’s Official Policy on Environmental Health and Safety