All office paper waste for recycling is disposed of via white 'Confidential Waste' sacks provided by the University's waste management contractor and is securely shredded then baled and recycled. Certificates of Destruction are issued to the University on a monthly basis. The confidential waste sacks must be stored in a secure area whilst collection is awaited.
What to recycle?
• Confidential and non-confidential waste paper
• Computer & Copier Paper
• Coloured Paper
• Paper already shredded
• Post it notes
• Newspapers & Magazines
• Journals (hard backing should be removed where present, if this is not possible, please see Journals)
• Catalogues & Phone Books
• Thin card, such as cereal packaging and microwave meal sleeves
• Junk mail
Staples, Clips, Tape, Window Envelopes OK
• Plastic-wrapped Paper
• Loose Plastics
• Food or Pizza Boxes
• Paper Towels, Tissues and Napkins
• Paper Cups and Plates
Display this poster next to your paper bin to show what can and cannot be recycled.
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