3R Waste

Waste Management at Kumamoto University

Basic matters related to waste disposal at Kumamoto University

Sorting waste materials
  • 1. Sorting of waste materials at Kumamoto University will be carried out based on the Sorting and Collecting: How to Separate Trash and How it is Collected Guidebook (determined by the Environmental Committee on September 24, 2009) and the Kumamoto University Waste Sorting Categories Appendix.
Storage
  • 2. The storing of Kumamoto University waste shall be managed by the department so as not to interfere with the environment, safety, or hygiene.
Collection, transportation and disposal
  • 3. The collection, transportation, and disposal of Kumamoto University waste shall be entrusted by the department to a general waste disposal contractor or an industrial waste disposal contractor. However, the collection, transportation, and disposal of combustibles, incombustible materials, bottles, steel cans, aluminum cans, PET bottles and metals will be commissioned by the university (excluding affiliated hospitals) to be handled by a general waste disposal contractor. Also, collection, transportation, and disposal of waste-such as fluorescent tubes, batteries, lead-acid batteries, dangerous bio-materials, hazardous sludge, equipment containing mercury, and chemicals-will be commissioned by the Environmental Safety Center to be handled by an industrial waste disposal company.
  • 4. When commissioning the collection, transportation, or disposal of waste to a general waste disposal contractor or an industrial waste disposal contractor, the person in charge of the commission contract must confirm the various processes involved.
  • 5. The person in charge of the commission contract must calculate the emissions for each type of waste.
Miscellaneous
  • 6. If review of these processes are necessary, such will be decided by the Facilities and Environmental Committee

Nov. 30, 2011 - Approved by agreement of the Facilities and Environmental Committee

Waste management system

廃棄物管理の体制

How to separate and dispose of trash at Kumamoto University

Type Classification Storage and collection methods Environmental Safety Center
Business-related general waste Combustibles Refuse collection point
Incombustibles Refuse collection point
Recycled raw materials Aluminum cans Refuse collection point
Steel cans Refuse collection point
PET bottles Refuse collection point
Glass bottles Refuse collection point
Metals Refuse collection point
Copy paper As directed by the department
Cardboard paper As directed by the department
Newspaper As directed by the department
Books As directed by the department
Magazines As directed by the department
Classified documents As directed by the department
Industrial wastes
(including specially controlled industrial wastes)
Oversized garbage As directed by the department
Glass and ceramic ware As directed by the department
Waste plastics As directed by the department
Wood and bamboo waste As directed by the department
concrete scrap As directed by the department
Infectious waste As directed by the department
Domestic hazardous materials Self storage or departmental storage
Batteries Self storage or departmental storage
Fluorescent tubes Self storage or departmental storage
Equipment containing mercury Self storage or departmental storage
Hazardous sludge Self storage or departmental storage
Unnecessary chemicals Self storage or departmental storage
Experiment waste liquids Self storage or departmental storage
  • How to separate and dispose of trash
    ごみの分け方・出し方
  • How to separate and dispose industrial waste
    産業廃棄物の出し方・分け方
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