This stream goes to landfill therefore the only waste entering this stream should be non-recyclables and "safe for disposal" lab waste.
There are a number of types of waste that are not recyclable within our current contracts. If any of the following are produced in large quantities in your area, they should be placed into a landfill (black-bag lined) bin:
Currently across the University, most food waste is landfilled, however we are currently exploring a variety of options for composting this type of waste.
Please get in touch with the Waste & Recycling Team if you have an area that requires a landfill bin. Such areas include kitchens and pantries and some workshop areas.
For more information on our waste streams please see link below:
This article was published on Jun 13, 2012