Protecting People. Protecting our Community. Protecting our Planet.
The Department of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) serves to ensure a safe and healthy environment for all students, employees, and visitors to Wright State University in support of the university’s overall mission.
- EHS works to protect human health and, to the greatest extent possible, reduce the university’s impact on the environment and surrounding ecosystem.
- EHS develops programs and policies designed to meet or exceed compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws, regulations and guidelines.
- EHS provides unparalleled customer service to the university and surrounding community.
- EHS accomplishs these goals through development and implementation of a comprehensive environmental health and safety management system that consists of a review of programs and policies, tracking performance metrics, information exchange, training, inspections, and continuous feedback.
Emergency Contact Information
Main Office: 937-775-2215 | Wright State Police: 937-775-2111 | See Something? Say Something! firstname.lastname@example.org
Request a Waste Pickup
Need to schedule a pickup? Click the button above to complete a waste pickup request. You may also contact Rachel Seitz via email or at 937-775-4275 if you have any questions.
We want you to return Home. Safely. Everyday. For that reason, we offer Environmental Health and Safety training in the classroom and online. Click the button above for complete information.
Help us make our community a greener place - keep recyclables out of the landfills!
BATTERIES: Bring batteries to Biological Sciences Building 2, Room 047 during normal business hours for recycling. We accept all batteries, whether WSU purchased or personal. Cell phone, laptop, rechargeable, button cells, alkaline, etc...
ELECTRONICS: Bring your PC's, printers, TV's, Cell Phones, Chargers to the loading dock of Millett Hall during normal business hours for recycling. Whether WSU purchased or from home, we will accept these items and want to make it as easy as possible for you to do the right thing!
OTHER ITEMS: We encourage you to click here to find out where to recycle items such as Aerosols, Compact Fluorescent Lightbulb's (CFL), Fertilizers, Paints, Pesticides, etc...
Questions? Click here to contact Bill Palmer, our Environmental Compliance Officer.
More ways to Reduce Waste
WSU is participating with Kimberly-Clark to take the next step in reducing our waste stream. The RightCycle program by Kimberly-Clark diverts laboratory nitrile gloves and turns them into the raw materials used to create eco-friendly consumer products and durable goods. We encourage you to drop by the Department of Environmental Health and Safety to try out these recyclable nitile gloves for yourself. More details will be coming soon. Questions? Click here to contact Marjorie Markopoulos, our Biological and Chemical Safety Officer.
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