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Laboratory residues

This service is provided mainly to businesses generating waste in small volumes. Examples are research laboratories, universities and other educational institutions, hospitals and other public institutions, primary, secondary and tertiary industrial facilities

Following a rigorous segregation of organic and inorganic products, the residues, mostly generated in small containers (jars, bottles, cans, etc.) are placed by our experts in drums of the "Labpack" type, which contain large volumes of vermiculite, a granular material capable of absorbing shocks and leaks.

These drums are then transported by trailer truck to the hazardous waste management (HWM) center of CRI Environment inc..

Service features of CRI Environnement inc.:

  • Experienced technicians in laboratory waste management. Skilled in carrying out each step safely, from waste segregation at the customer until the consolidation at the management center.
  • Transport capacity, analysis and identification of laboratory waste.
  • Secure management areas for “labpacks” setup under fumehoods used to remove the fumes generated by the various products, thus ensuring the safety of the technicians assigned to the unpacking and consolidation of the laboratory residues.
  • Computerized monitoring of the flow of consolidated laboratory residues and repacking in drums or in bulk for recycling, valorizatrion or safe disposal.
  • Storage area with a capacity of 2,600 drums, divided into sections dedicated to different types of segregated products, according to their characteristics and physicochemical properties.
Laboratory residues
Laboratory residues

Steps representing the management of pharmaceutical residues and wastes:

  • Inventory list provided by the client.
  • Sorting, classification and consolidation of residues from the inventory list.
  • Segregation and packaging of the laboratory residues in "Labpacks" at the customers facility.
  • Transportation of laboratory residues to our facilities at Coteau-du-Lac.
  • Development of a specific code for each batch of "Labpacks".
  • Unloading of drums and drafting of a reception report.
  • Unpacking and consolidation of laboratory waste.
  • Shipping of the consolidated volumes to storage area's and eventually to treatment sites, for valorization or safe disposal.