COD Disposal Service

COD Disposal Service

Environmental Express COD Waste Disposal Service

We now offer removal and disposal service for your used COD vials. These vials can contain acid, mercury, and silver and must be disposed of properly. We have partnered with Nexeo to provide a simple, convenient method of disposing your used vials.

We offer 5-gallon and 14-gallon turnkey collection systems for the disposal of mercury-containing and non-mercury containing vials respectively. 

It's Easy!!

  • Simply deposit your capped, used vials into the container. It is not necessary to empty their contents. The 5-gallon container holds about 400 vials and the 14-gallon container holds approximately 1,100 vials.
  • Order a new container from Environmental Express when your container is nearly full.
  • When the container is full, contact Environmental Express to schedule removal.


This container is specifically for use with Environmental Express COD vials only! It cannot be used to dispose of any other brand of COD vial or other types of waste. 


Mercury Containing Vials

Item No. Description
COD1-14GAL Haz Disposal Bucket COD Vials, 14 gal
COD1-5GAL Haz Disposal Bucket COD Vials, 5 gal
COD1NC-14 Haz COD Disp 14 gal- NC Region: B1010,B1015,B1020
COD1NC-5 Haz COD Disp 5 gal- NC Region: B1010,B1015,B1020
COD1NE-14 Haz COD Disp 14 gal- NE Region: B1010,B1015,B1020
COD1NE-5 Haz COD Disp 5 gal- NE Region: B1010,B1015,B1020
COD1SE-14 Haz COD Disp 14 gal- SE Region: B1010,B1015,B1020
COD1SE-5 Haz COD Disp 5 gal- SE Region: B1010,B1015,B1020
COD1SW-14 Haz COD Disp 14 gal- SW Region: B1010,B1015,B1020
COD1SW-5 Haz COD Disp 5 gal- SW Region: B1010,B1015,B1020
COD1W-14 Haz COD Disp 14 gal- W Region: B1010,B1015,B1020
COD1W-5 Haz COD Disp 5 gal- W Region: B1010,B1015,B1020

Non-Mercury Containing Vials

Item No. Description
COD2-14GAL Non-Haz Disposal Bucket COD Vials, 14 gal
COD2-5GAL Non-Haz Disposal Bucket COD Vials, 5 gal
COD2NC-14 Non-HAZ COD Disp 14 gal- NC Region: B0010,B0015,B0020
COD2NC-5 Non-HAZ COD Disp 5 gal- NC Region: B0010,B0015,B0020
COD2NE-14 Non-HAZ COD Disp 14 gal- NE Region: B0010,B0015,B0020
COD2NE-5 Non-HAZ COD Disp 5 gal- NE Region: B0010,B0015,B0020
COD2SE-14 Non-HAZ COD Disp 14 gal- SE Region: B0010,B0015,B0020
COD2SE-5 Non-HAZ COD Disp 5 gal- SE Region: B0010,B0015,B0020

Question/Answer

How does the COD disposal service work? You order the bucket, fill it with used vials then.....Are there any other costs besides the disposal cost listed?

The upfront cost is all that you need to pay. That will get you the disposal bucket and all the paperwork needed to contact the disposal company. When placing the used vials in the bucket it is important to only put Environmental Express brand vials inside. You must not consolidate the waste from the vials in any other container. Each vial should contain the original chemicals and the proper amount of sample for one test. Once the bucket is full you can contact the disposal company and schedule a pickup.

How the COD disposal program works?

When you order the COD disposal program you will receive a disposal bucket and appropriate paperwork for the used COD vials. After using the vials you will place them, capped, in the bucket. You should not dump the liquid in the bucket or put any other vendor\'s vials in the bucket. Once it is full you contact the company on the paperwork and they will come pick up the bucket for proper disposal.

I am ordering a 5 gallon bucket for cod/mercury disposal. Who do I call when it is full?

You will receive paperwork with your order that outlines the procedure for arranging a disposal pickup.

Approximately how many COD vials can the 14 gallon drum hold? Thanks

The 14-gallon container holds approximately 1,100 tubes.

How does this disposal work. Do we mail it out or do they pick it up. Are the vials disposed of in the tubes in boxes, tubes or liquid only.

Simply deposit your capped, used vials into the container. It is not necessary to empty their contents. The 5-gallon container holds about 400 vials and the 14-gallon container holds approximately 1,100 vials. Order a new container from Environmental Express when your container is nearly full. When the container is full, contact Environmental Express to schedule removal.

what is the retention time for the cod vials that contain mercury

Since each state can have their own rules and regulations, you will need to talk to your local or state hazardous waste regulatory body to determine how long you can keep these onsite.

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