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rubbishrecycling [2016-04-07 14:44]
al Added red bins recycle info
rubbishrecycling [2017-05-18 16:41] (current)
al Updated bin colours, removed Tassimo
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 ^ Material ^ Location in the lab ^ Final destination ^ ^ Material ^ Location in the lab ^ Final destination ^
 | Glass | Blue box in the G1 kitchen area | Glass bins in the Summerhall courtyard | | Glass | Blue box in the G1 kitchen area | Glass bins in the Summerhall courtyard |
-| Cans, plastics, paper, card and cardboard (see below) ​ | The green box in the G1 kitchen area | Red-lidded "Dry mixed recyclables"​ bins in the courtyard |+| Cans, plastics, paper, card and cardboard (see below) ​ | The green box in the G1 kitchen area | Orange-lidded "Dry mixed recyclables"​ bins in the courtyard |
 | WEEE (electricals/​electronics) | Box marked "​WEEE"​ (TODO: box and location to be determined) | A member will periodically take the WEEE to the local recycling centre | | WEEE (electricals/​electronics) | Box marked "​WEEE"​ (TODO: box and location to be determined) | A member will periodically take the WEEE to the local recycling centre |
-| Tassimo coffee pods/​packaging | Bin behind Tassimo machine | Ship to Terracyle (ask Al for details) | 
  
-Other waste unfortunately has to be landfilled, unless we can find other recycling solutions. There are black-lidded landfill bins in the Summerhall courtyard.+Other waste unfortunately has to be landfilled, unless we can find other recycling solutions. There are grey-lidded landfill bins in the Summerhall courtyard.
  
 **If you see the in-lab recycling is full, please empty it to the bins in the courtyard. The same goes for the landfill bins in the lab!** **If you see the in-lab recycling is full, please empty it to the bins in the courtyard. The same goes for the landfill bins in the lab!**
  
-===== ✔ What can be recycled in the red bins? ✔ =====+===== ✔ What can be recycled in the orange ​bins? ✔ =====
  
   * Paper - e.g. dry paper waste, newspapers, office paper and magazines   * Paper - e.g. dry paper waste, newspapers, office paper and magazines
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   * Plastic – e.g. packaging films, rinsed out milk bottles, empty drinks bottles & clean salad trays, rinsed out margarine tubs & microwaveable meal trays   * Plastic – e.g. packaging films, rinsed out milk bottles, empty drinks bottles & clean salad trays, rinsed out margarine tubs & microwaveable meal trays
  
-===== ✘ What **can'​t** be recycled in the red bins? ✘ =====+===== ✘ What **can'​t** be recycled in the orange ​bins? ✘ =====
   * Black bags (because our drivers cannot see if it is recyclable material in the bag)   * Black bags (because our drivers cannot see if it is recyclable material in the bag)
   * Waxed paper cups (takeaway cups from most high street coffee chains)   * Waxed paper cups (takeaway cups from most high street coffee chains)
rubbishrecycling.txt · Last modified: 2017-05-18 16:41 by al