About Environmental Compliance & Hazardous Waste Management

The Environmental Compliance & Hazardous Waste Team manages the environmental regulatory compliance for the campus, which includes hazardous waste disposal, permitting of equipment, education and outreach, regulatory reporting, and inspections.

Meet Our Team

Name Title Email
Kirk Matin Assistant Director, Environmental Compliance, Radiation Safety Services, and Hazardous Waste Services kmatin@uci.edu
Danny Ramirez Environmental Compliance/Hazardous Waste Prin. Tech. dannyr2@uci.edu
Eric Hoang Environmental Compliance Specialist hoange1@uci.edu
Jared Galvas Hazardous Waste Senior Technician jgalvas@uci.edu


Please request a hazardous waste pickup using the EHS Text to Pickup service.

Empty hazardous waste containers are available at 5 locations on campus. Please see the flyer for a list of locations.

Please see Hazardous Waste Disposal Container Guide to select the proper waste container.

Call Facilities Management at 949-824-5444.

Call Environmental Health and Safety at 949-824-6200.

Our Programs

  • Air Quality Management
  • Diesel Off-Road / Large Spark Ignition Program
  • Greenhouse Gas Reporting
  • Hazardous Materials Business Emergency Plans
  • Hazardous Waste Management
  • Refrigerant Management
  • Storm Water Management
  • Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasures Plan
  • Underground / Above-ground Storage Tank Management

Our Services

  • Air Quality Stationary Source Equipment Permitting
  • Biohazardous / Chemical Waste Disposal Services
  • Diesel Off-Road / Large Spark Ignition Equipment Registration
  • Refrigerant Management Recordkeeping
  • Storm Water Education and Outreach


Facilities and Construction Hazardous Materials Spills
Storm Water Pollution Prevention
Storm Water Pollution Prevention Car Washing Guidelines