Title: Laboratory Waste Minimization and Pollution Prevention
Abstract: This guide explains how you can minimize the hazardous wastes and other chemical pollution generated by experiments that are performed in classroom laboratories. It is intended for middle school, high school, and college science teachers. Specifically, this guide will help you Generate less waste and pollution and save money by purchasing chemicals effectively. Substitute safer chemicals for hazardous chemicals. Deal with a large inventory of mislabeled or unlabeled chemicals that were left by another teacher. Communicate the importance of waste minimization to school administrators. Recycle chemicals. Teach students environmental responsibility as you teach them to perform experiments.
Resource Type: Manual/Handbook
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