Source Separation Systems

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Recoverables in the School

Integrating an effective waste diversion program into your school is a great way to reinforce the importance of sustainability for our future leaders. Critical concepts such as the closed loop economy can be brought to life through composting. The priority diversion streams are usually standard Cans and Bottle Recycling as well as Paper. Soft Plastics is another stream which presents a large volume. Technology is improving which enables this stream to be recycled when collected as a clean uncontaminated stream, however the priority should be to reduce this single use plastic. Promoting nude food days, educating parents about school sustainability programs and minimising the packaging available in canteens can assist to reduce this stream.
Waste Streams Profile
Soft Plastics
Cans and Bottles

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