Waste Management

Objective
To significantly reduce the environmental impacts of our waste production in accordance with the waste hierarchy: reduce, reuse, recycle, recover through reducing volumes of waste generated by our activities and increasing reuse, recycling and resource recovery; to manage residual waste in accordance with best practice; and to ensure that waste is considered a resource by staff and students.

Targets
• To increase recycling rate to 70% by 2021.
• To decrease waste arisings by 5% on 2017 baseline of 0.037 tonnes (per staff and student FTE)
• Investigate the feasibility of divesting from single-use plastics and non-biodegradable disposables by 2021

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