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Waste management

In line with its Environmental Sustainability Policy, Rhodes University strives to promote opportunities, initiatives and measures that enable the university to minimise its waste generation wherever possible, promote re-use, recycling and composting, and apply responsible hazardous waste management, in order to minimise its waste footprint.

Waste management at Rhodes University

2-bag system at RU: **PLEASE DO NOT BRING YOUR WASTE FROM HOME TO CAMPUS** 

2-bag system in Town:  **PLEASE SEPARATE YOUR WASTE AS REQUESTED**2017 Masahlule Recycling 17-10-29

CLEAR/ORANGE BAGS - recyclable materials.
BLACK BAGS - disposable waste. 

Recycle the following:

Paper/card
Plastic 
Glass 
Metals (tins etc)

Composting 

  • Follow the links to find out how to deal with garden waste, food waste and other biodegradable matter: Organic and Worm farming.

Hazardous Waste

  • Please ensure safe disposal of chemicals, e-waste (old electrical equipment, tablets, computers, etc), medical/pharmaceutical waste, cigarettes, sharps, printer cartridges, used oil, etc). Hazmat

Local Recyclers' contact details  [click on the link]

Note:

Sustainable Waste Ideas

Take Action

Go to the Rhodes University ENVIRONMENT front page. Suggestions/Questions? Contact environment(at)ru.ac.za

 

 

Last Modified: Mon, 30 Oct 2017 08:45:02 SAST