Universal / E-Waste Management

need imageUniversal wastes are generated by a wide variety of people and businesses. BIOLOGIC provides a platform to help our customers gain access to the tools and resources to safely and responsibly dispose of your universal waste. To obtain more hands-on assistance, please contact our office at Tel: (510) 265-1900.

Any person who decides to discard of an item or object which can be classified as waste is ultimately responsible for determining if that item or object is a hazardous waste based on the following four characteristics or is a listed Hazardous Waste.
Four Characteristics of Hazardous Waste

  1. Toxicity (poisonous)
  2. Reactivity (likely to explode)
  3. Ignitability (can catch fire)
  4. Corrosively (acidic or alkaline and can cause burns)

(Some examples of Universal Wastes and E-Waste Biologic Manages are:

Universal wastes are hazardous upon disposal but pose a lower risk to people and the environment than other hazardous wastes. State and Federal regulations identify which unwanted products are universal wastes and provide simple rules for handling and recycling of them. These regulations are found in the California Code of Regulations, title 22, division 4.5, chapter 23 (all citations in this fact sheet refer to the California Code of Regulations, title 22, division 4.5, unless otherwise indicated).

 

If you are a small quantity handler of universal waste:
BIOLOGIC will help you gain access to proper transporting of all your universal waste to an authorized facility that collects, recycles or disposes of universal waste.