Help minimize waste

EH&S operates a chemical redistribution or "recycling" program as part of a campus-wide waste minimization effort. EH&S stores surplus chemicals received in like-new condition from Iowa State facilities and offers them free of charge to the university community.

Several chemical containers lined up on a storage shelf

How to request a chemical

To request a chemical from our surplus, follow the steps below:

  1. Select New Chemical Request
  2. View Available Chemicals
  3. Select Chemical
  4. Submit Request
  5. Select Delivery Location
  6. Add Notes if necessary
Open the Chemical Redistribution Inventory

Donate to the program

If you have unopened, non-expired chemicals that you don't need, consider donating them to the Chemical Redistribution Program.