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.
- 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.
- 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
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|
(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||○|