School Waste Disposal
Every school has a legal duty to ensure that an efficient school waste management system is in place, aiming to reduce, reuse and recycle. Increasingly, schools are being viewed as role models for eco-friendly waste management and this somewhat daunting responsibility must be addressed appropriately by every school.
We can help your school to reduce, reuse and recycle. We can provide you with an efficient school waste management system, providing you with the peace of mind that your waste management is in the hands of professionals.
Types of waste a school produces
Schools produce tonnes of waste without even realising. It is safe, easy and a great way to help the environment if you can implement an effective school waste management system. Some of the most common types of waste which schools produce are:
Paper and card – from textbooks, workbooks, letters, printed and photocopied paper
Food – food waste from pupil’s lunch boxes and lunch provided by the catering facilities on site
Packaging – food packaging, new supplies packaging
General waste from rubbish bins around the school
Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE)– computers, tablets, interactive boards etc.
School Waste Litter Bins
School waste comes in many different forms which are often the reason why many schools struggle with implementing an efficient school waste management system. Increasingly, schools are being viewed as role models for eco-friendly waste management. Consequently, it is essential that your school has an effective school waste management system in place.
Our expert waste management providers can implement a comprehensive waste management system for your school, providing you with ways to save money, time and resources, whilst aiding the environment.
Dependant on the size of the school a larger capacity Roll-Off container might be used.
Why is it important to promote recycling in schools?
How can you promoting recycling in schools?
What should consider when setting up a recycling scheme in school?
Five ways to reduce waste in schools
• Serve food on plates rather than in takeaway boxes.
• Go paperless by communicating with parents and carers via email.
• Create a school ‘swap shop’ where pupils and parents can trade unwanted items.
• Replace traditional display boards with interactive screens.
• Create a school upcycling club.
School waste management – Bins, collection and recycling services
Our leading waste management services can provide your school with a uniquely tailored school waste management system, ensuring that your requirements are comprehensively met. Whether you require more bins and containers for the different types of waste you produce, or simply need more frequent collections of your waste, we will aim to meet your needs in the most efficient way possible.
We provide free bins to all schools, you only pay for collections.
School Waste Recycling
Paper and card make up at least a quarter of the waste which schools produce. Recycling paper and card can save your school time, money and resources, whilst giving your school the eco-friendly reputation it deserves. There are many different options that your school can take for an efficient school waste management system. If you require further assistance and advice, contact our professionals today for a free quote on 0800 211 8390.