Toxic Waste Handled

1. Electronic waste management

Suranaree University of Technology has collected 372 kg/yr of electronic waste and sent them for disposal at a licensed waste management company authorized by the Department of Industrial Works once a year.  Hazardous waste bins are provided for various buildings by type of wastes appropriately

2. Management of chemical waste from laboratories

The University gave consideration about management of the wastes from laboratories for the classes offered.  The wastes are produced from the classes and research activities. A safety manual has been prepared for use in laboratories and with the chemicals.  Part of the manual consists of the practice guidance for handling wastes in the laboratories so that it is carried out properly and safely.  There is a system for separating wastes into 14 types.  Labels are used to differentiate the type of waste.  There are collection containers to store the wastes before they are sent to Licensed waste management company authorized by the Department of Industrial Works for further disposal or recycling process 3 times a year.

 

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