Who we are
The Waste Office is responsible for the management of all University waste streams.
The Waste Office procure, manage and monitor centralised contracts for general waste and recycling streams, and for high risk or hazardous streams. We provide guidance, advice and support to the University community to ensure that legislation is complied with. The Waste Office team comprises of office-based staff, Waste Assistants, and Outdoor Cleaners. Finally we have a responsibility to steer the University community towards the targets within The University of Edinburgh Waste Strategy 2018/19 – 2022/23.