Hazardous Materials Management

Mercury Disposal on Campus
Keep mercury out of the environment by properly disposing of items containing mercury and cleaning-up any mercury spills.

Compact Fluorescent Lights - Use & Disposal
Use of Compact Fluorescent Lights (CFLs) significantly reduces energy use and greenhouse gas emissions, however, due to the small amount of mercury they contain, CFLs need to be collected for recycling.

Chemical Donation Policy
Controlling chemical inventory is an important part of responsible chemical management. Chemical donations must be approved before acceptance.

Green Cleaning Policy
Mount Holyoke College is committed to providing a safe, clean environment to the entire College community.