Presentation on theme: "Waste Management Meagan Heath Supervisor, Waste Management Grounds, Fleet, and Waste Management Tuesday, January 11, 2011."— Presentation transcript:
Waste Management Meagan Heath Supervisor, Waste Management Grounds, Fleet, and Waste Management Tuesday, January 11, 2011
2 Agenda Grounds, Fleet and Waste Management Waste Management History ZeroWaste Waste Management Program –Tri-bin Recycling –Organic Waste –Bulk Waste –Special Waste –Other Waste Diversion –Further Potential Diversion –Safe Disposal What Can You Do?
Grounds, Fleet, Waste Management Who are we? What do we do? 3
Was Management History 3 R’s hierarchy 4 Current: 60% recycling
ZeroWaste Triple Bottom Line benefits Target: 65% by 2013
Tri-bin Recycling RECYCLING GARBAGE PAPER PRODUCTSBOTTLES AND CANS Acceptable: Any type of paper (staples and clips are okay) Boxboard (i.e. cereal boxes) Newspapers & magazines Sticky-notes Books Acceptable: Glass & plastic bottles Metal cans Milk & juice cartons & boxes Plastic tubs & lids Aluminum trays Aerosol container Paint cans Acceptable: Mixed material waste (i.e. coffee cups or binder with plastic & metal parts) Non-recyclable plastics (i.e. takeout containers, cutlery and cups) Plastic bags Biodegradable packaging Not acceptable: No coffee cups No biodegradable packaging No coated paper (with wax, plastic, or foil) No plastic binders No transparencies No corrugated cardboard Not Acceptable: No coffee cups No foam or plastic clamshells No biodegradable packaging No plastic bags No aluminum foil No scrap metal or plastic No dishware No window/mirror glass No light bulbs Not Acceptable: No recyclable materials No organic/food waste No bulk waste: cardboard, packing foam, furniture No special waste: batteries, electronics, household hazardous, light bulbs 6
Organic Waste INDOOR (KITCHENETTE) ORGANIC WASTE CONTAINER OUTDOOR ORGANIC DIGESTER (COMPOSTER) Acceptable: Any food waste Soiled napkins or tissues Acceptable: Fruit & vegetable waste Tea bags & coffee filters Soiled napkins or tissues Plain bread or grains (pasta, rice, etc.) Not Acceptable: No gum No packaging (including biodegradable) No animal waste No material that is not compostable (i.e. plastic, metal, glass) Not Acceptable: No meat No dairy No oil or dressings No packaging (including biodegradable) No animal waste Where: In food waste containers located in all kitchenettes Where: In organic digesters around campus 7 FOOD VENDORS Kitchen scraps Kitchen scraps Cooking oil Cooking oil
Bulk Waste Paper Towels (Washrooms) Clothing Books Corrugated Cardboard Foam Packing Material Office Paper & Books Furniture 8
Special Waste Batteries E-Waste Household Hazardous Light Bulbs Confidential Paper 9 From on campus use only, please.
Other Waste Diversion Yard Waste Grass Clippings Wood Concrete Asphalt Paint Household Hazardous 10 Scrap Metal White Goods Propane Tanks Vehicles Tires Mercury Automotive Fluids and Filters
Further Potential Reuse/Recycling Construction, Renovation and Demolition Waste Handled by the contracted construction company Currently: Scrap Metal Concrete, Brick, Aggregate Potential: Carpeting Ceiling Tiles Drywall 11