VEHS does not collect biological waste.
Please consult the Biohazardous Waste: Segregation, Collection & Disposal Guide to help you safely handle and package biohazardous waste prior to collection.
Biological waste collection services are provided by three different departments; the department you should contact for this service depends on your location.
Hospitals & Clinics
Biological waste collection services for the Hospital and Clinics are provided by VUMC Environmental Services.
School of Medicine
Biological waste collection services for laboratories in the School of Medicine are provided by VU School of Medicine Facilities & Operations. They can be contacted by phone at 322-6107, and their office is located in 114 Light Hall.
VU Central Campus Biological Waste Disposal
VU Plant Operations is responsible for providing biological waste disposal services to research groups and laboratories affiliated with the College of Arts & Sciences and School of Engineering. If you have questions about this service, please contact Plant Operations at 322-8110.