Animal-Related Waste Disposal

Animal Bedding, Cage, and Water Bottles from Infected Animals

Container for disposal or treatment Onsite treatment Where to place for pickup Who picks up the waste
Place cage, water bottles, and bedding in clear autoclave bag as directed by Research Animal Resources (RAR). Note: If animals are housed outside of RAR, return bag to RAR. Autoclaved by Research Animal Resources (RAR) staff. Place autoclaved bedding in regular trash. Facilities Management (FM)

Radioactive Animal Waste

Container for disposal or treatment Onsite treatment Where to place for pickup Who picks up the waste
See Managing Radioactive Waste See Managing Radioactive Waste See Managing Radioactive Waste Department of Radiation Safety

Animal Tissue and Carcasses 

Disposal of animal tissues and carcasses depends on several factors. Please read the Animal Tissue and Carcass Waste fact sheet to determine how you should dispose of your waste. Please see Animal Tissue and Carcass Waste Poster as an additional reference.