In the campus have food waste sorting system of canteen 6 point consisted of 1) Recycle waste sorting point 2) General waste sorting point 3) Separation of food waste point 4) Used container return point and 5) Used glass return point can gather food waste 72,000 kg./year and used as animal feed. Read more
On June 5, 2018 (World Environment Day), SUT announced the reduction of plastic use in all areas, “SUT Say No Plastic”. Six measures have been implemented with stores in Suranaree University of Technology (SUT):
- No plastic bag from the convenience stores except for carrying hot food.
- No selling drinking water with cap seal.
- No giving plastic spoon, plastic fork and plastic tube automatically, but let customers take them by themselves
- No using foam box and clear plastic box. (Only use package from bagasse and paper)
- Reduce the use of straw with plastic wrap, if necessary, use straw with paper wrap instead
- Giving discount in case of use private glass of water and rice box to buy food and drink.
Waste reduction by ECOLIFE APPLICATION or Point accumulation by QR Code when the buyer refuses to accept four types disposable plastic of plastic bags, plastic straw, plastic spoon – fork and plastic glass. The application can display the amount of plastic waste reduction at the university. The use of this application stimulates and encourages the reduction of plastic waste in the university. Read more
The university supports the waste separation scheme and provides recycle bins located at office buildings and 6 convenient stores. They are both indoor and outdoor recycle garbage bins. Staffs and students are educated to be aware of waste recycling and properly classify their waste before throwing away.
In order to efficiently manage recycle wastes and general wastes in the campus. SUT has founded the Recycle Vendor and the Environmental Fund. The Recycle Vendor is responsible for purchasing all recycle wastes which are separated at the bins and sorted out from the general wastes and even anyone who has some. Read more
It is based on Mechanical Biological Treatment, MBT or a technology that transforms waste to organic fertilizer and waste fuel. It consist of waste sorting belt system, size reduction shredding, composting system and sieving machine to sort out organic fertilizer and plastic. Read more
The Infectious Waste Management Power Plant was constructed to eliminate all infectious wastes from the university’s hospital. The treatment capacity of the plant is about 3,000 kg. of infectious waste per day everyday. This power plant uses the gasification technology with a fixed-bed downdraft gasification type. Read more
SUT is rigorously carrying waste-to-energy research. It develops a prototype plant for converting plastic waste (RDF-4) into gas using the pyrolysis process. It aims to commercially produce petroleum oil from plastic wastes. SUT’s prototype waste-to-energy conversion system will use plastic waste 5-7 metric tons per day and can produce oil approximately 6,000 liters per day. The plastic waste was brought from the MBT system and refuse derived fuel plant (RDF-4) own by the university, and then made into fuel. Read more