Biosafety Tip of the Week: MERI Waste Disposal

Biosafety Month 2022

The Tip of The Week

All Red biohazard waste bags or containers at UW, including red sharps containers, are considered “Medical Waste” and must be disposed into MERI bins, even if these items have already been autoclaved.

colorful illustration with stick figure people and colorful shapes representing biological safety concepts with lines connected and gray world continents map in backgroundIt’s Biosafety and Biosecurity Month 2022! Learn about the latest biological safety updates that impact labs like yours on the UW–Madison campus, and get the flyer to help spread the word.

The UW-Madison Office of Biological Safety is a proud member of the American Biological Safety Association (ABSA).