Proper waste disposal

廃棄物の適正処理 The Environmental Safety Center oversees the proper disposal of waste generated from experiments and other activities, such as experiment waste liquids.
We have set up a separate page for contents related to proper waste disposal. Please refer to that page for more information.

Editing of environmental reports

環境報告書の編集 Kumamoto University is designated as a "specified business operator" in the "Law Concerning the Promotion of Environmentally Friendly Business Activities by Specified Business Operators, etc. through the Promotion of Provision of Environmental Information, etc.: Law for the Promotion of Environmental Consideration" and publishes information on the university's environmental considerations every year.
The Environmental Safety Center edits the Environmental Report in cooperation with the Facilities and Environment Committee.
For more information about the Environmental Report, please see the separate page. Please refer to that page.

(End) Implementation Guidelines for Setting Targets, etc. for Environmental Management Activities

The Plan-Do-Check-Action (PDCA) cycle is often used in environmental management. The Environmental Safety Center proposed how to set the P (Plan) in this case.

The Environmental Management Working Group in the Facilities and Environment Committee has assumed responsibility for this plan.

(End) Environmental audits

Environmental audits for environmental management, initially conducted by the Environmental Safety Center, have been implemented since 2011. However, since the center was also engaged in environmentally friendly activities, the Environmental Audit Working Group was established as a subordinate organization of the Environmental Safety Center to conduct environmental audits.

The Environmental Audit Working Group consisted of teachers from the four fields of education, life sciences, natural sciences, and humanities and social sciences.

< Chairperson of Environmental Audit WG >
2011 Professor Hideaki Shimada (Faculty of Education)
2012 Associate Professor Tetsuya Shirasaki (Faculty of Life Sciences (Pharmacy) )
2013 Professor Kenichi Togawa (Faculty of Law)
2014 Associate Professor Shigeru Morimura (Faculty of Engineering)
2015 Professor Tamami Soda (Faculty of Education)

The Environmental Audit Working Group, which conducts environmental audits assisted by experts from outside the university, now falls under the Facilities and Environment Committee.

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