Silver

Ionic, Compounds, and Metallic

Silver compounds, aqueous solutions, and elemental Silver:

  • Please keep dry solids separated from solutions.
  • A Silver concentration greater than or equal to 0.5 mg/AL is designated as hazardous waste and must be shipped off campus for disposal.or recycling.
  • All anions of silver compounds are accepted with the exception of silver sulfide.
  • Ionic and metallic silver will go to a silver recovery facility and smelted.

Silver Metal Wastes

  1. Collect waste silver in a clean glass or plastic bottle.
  2. Label as 'Silver Waste'
  3. Separate from other chemical waste.
  4. Arrange for pick-up.