From: Kim Auletta <kim.auletta**At_Symbol_Here**STONYBROOK.EDU>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] academic art/photography waste
Date: September 4, 2012 2:04:21 PM EDT
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I asked our HW manager & he replied:

Nothing specific or specifically geared toward art studios here (we refer them to our general HW policy), but I'd suggest she check out the link to Pratt's guidance document, largely considered the "go to" resource for art studio spaces:

Also reference:

Kim Gates Auletta
Laboratory Safety Specialist
Environmental Health & Safety
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-6200
FAX: 631-632-9683
EH&S Web site:

On Tue, Sep 4, 2012 at 1:15 PM, Melissa Charlton-Smith <charltonsmith**At_Symbol_Here**> wrote:

Hi everybody,

It seems suddenly this semester the Art department doesn't know what to do with their waste from painting and photography courses…and now my department is going to manage it.

If there is anybody out there who has experience with this, I would greatly appreciate it. I know how to manage their initial influx of "unknown" and "mixed" waste, I was just hoping someone might already have a program on hand for some organizational guidance. In other words I really don't want to reinvent a brick….

Mel Charlton-Smith

Chemical Hygiene Officer, Lab Coordinator, Lecturer

BS-CHO program

Department of Chemistry

WV Wesleyan College

Buckhannon, WV 26201



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