Globally Harmonized System and Chemicals

For higher education institutions, the proper handling of chemicals and hazardous materials is critical to preventing or reducing health and environmental risks, considering that not only can chemical pollutant dispersion have local effects, but also global consequences. Chemicals represent a wide array of potentially hazardous effects, including health risks like poisoning and cancer, physical risks…

Responsible consumption

In the major educational challenge of transitioning to a sustainable society, responsible consumption gains strategic relevance as there is wide agreement that consumerism is the main driving force behind economy and unsustainable practices. Consumerism has pervaded almost all social classes, particularly in developing and highly developed countries, due to the exponential growth of productivity during…

Hazardous Waste (HW)

The Sustainability Secretariat, throught the Department of Environmental Management and Operational Safety, promotes the implementation of the program for the proper handling and disposal of hazardous waste from UANL entities to comply with the applicable environmental law. This program aims to classify, store, and manage waste transportation and final disposal in collaboration with companies certified…