How can I dispose of a refrigerator in my office/lab?

Lion Surplus is responsible for the collection, sale and/or disposal of University-owned equipment, supplies and/or materials which have become obsolete, surplus or scrap to the needs of any University department.  However, equipment and material may not be appropriate for resale due to the presence of hazardous materials or characteristics, or regulatory constraints.  The refrigerant from the refrigerator must be removed prior to sending it to Lion Surplus.  This must be done by a certified technician.  At University Park, the Office of Physical Plant (OPP) has the certified technicians that can do this; at other locations, contact the Maintenance Supervisor to determine who can do this.  Additional guidance is available on the EHS website:  https://ehs.psu.edu/chemical-and-hazardous-waste-management/requirementsguidelines

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