A-to-Z of Waste and Recycling

A: Aerosols, Aluminium Cans/Foil, Asbestos Waste, Appliances. C: Cardboard, CDs, Chemicals, Cling film, Clothes & Textiles, Confidential, Catalogues, Cables, Clinical, Cooking Oil, Coffee Grounds & Tea Bags, Crisp Packets. E: Electrical Appliances, Envelopes. G: Green Waste, Glass. I: IT Waste, Ink Cartridges. M: Medicines, Metal, Microwaves, Mobile Phones, Monitors & TVs O: Oil, Ovens. R: Recycling Collections, Radioactive Waste, Rubber Bands. T: Textiles, Televisions, TetraPak, Tyres, Toner Cartridges, Tin Cans. W: Washing Machines, WEEE, White Goods, Wood. B: Batteries, Books & Brochures, Box Files, Bottles, Bulbs, Bin Bags, Biological Waste, Bicycles. D: Directories, Drinks Cans, DVDs. F: Fluorescent Tubes &…
Read More

Resource Use, Recycling and Waste

LET'S GET IT SORTED... Did you know that less than 2% by weight of the University's operational waste goes to landfill? This includes certain types of materials, such as asbestos, that have to be sent to specialist landfill facilities. Most of our non-recyclable waste is sent to an Energy from Waste plant where it is burnt to generate heat and electricity. Find out more about where our waste goes. We’ve taken great steps to reduce our generation of waste through initiatives like Frank the Barista (an innovative Coffee scheme offering significant discounts to those using a University reusable cup), the…
Read More