Waste Disposal

Lab Waste from Labs 1-4

  • Throw waste in regular garbage. DO NOT add to provided autoclave bags.

Lab Waste from Lab 5/5a

  • Waste should be disposed of in the provided autoclave bags so that we can autoclave the waste for you. Please do not fill autoclave bags more than half-full. If a bag has a tear or hole in it, double-bag it with another autoclave bag or a regular garbage bag.

Lab Waste from Lab 6

  • Collect all liquid waste and sterilize with 10% bleach solution. Then, flush down the drain with a lot of water.
Resource category
ABE Lab Specific Resources
Related Lab Colony PCR Lab 1.1: How to Use a Micropipette Lab 1.2: Gel Electrophoresis Lab 2: Preparing to Clone a Gene Lab 2A: Preparing to Clone a Gene Lab 3: Building a Recombinant Plasmid Lab 4: Verifying the Recombinant Plasmid Lab 4A: Verifying the Recombinant Plasmid Lab 5: Getting a Recombinant Plasmid into Bacteria Lab 5A: Getting a Recombinant Plasmid into Bacteria Lab 5B: Getting a Recombinant Plasmid into Bacteria Lab 6: Obtaining the Protein