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ENVIRONMENTAL AWARENESS TRAINING


ENVIRONMENTAL AWARENESS ▸ ▸ ▸ ▸

Electricity Bins and Skips Hazardous Waste Special Waste


ELECTRICITY ▸ ▸ ▸

Computers & Monitors Photocopiers & Printers Lighting


COMPUTERS & MONITORS ▸

Switch off PCs and monitors at the wall when not in use Energy fact: A PC monitor switched off overnight saves enough energy to microwave six dinners, at four minutes each


PHOTOCOPIERS & PRINTERS ▸

Energy fact: A photocopier left on overnight uses enough energy to produce over 1,500 copies A printer left on standby overnight and at weekends for a year would lead to the production of an average of 91kg of CO2


LIGHTING ▸

Switch off electric lights when natural light is adequate Swap old-fashioned bulbs for low-energy fluorescent versions Energy fact: Lighting in an energyefficient office can cost two thirds less than that in an average office


SWITCH IT OFF!


BINS & SKIPS ▸

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Office Waste Bins Recycling Bins Waste & recycling skips Waste stillages Hazardous waste


OFFICE WASTE BINS ▸

Red bin: Recycling Black bin: General waste


RECYCLING BINS ▸

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Green: cans Blue: glass Yellow: paper/card Grey: general waste


RECYCLE IT!


WASTE & RECYCLING SKIPS ▸ ▸

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Yard skips Recycling skips: ▪ Plastic, electrical, paper, glass, metal and wood Waste stillages Hazardous waste


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Skips and other containers must be labelled with the waste type Compactors are more efficient for large quantities of one type of waste


RECYCLING SKIPS ▸

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Glass Plastic Metal Wood


WASTE STILLAGES ▸

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Cardboard Paper Metal


ALWAYS USE THE CORRECT SKIP


HAZARDOUS WASTE ▸ ▸

Oils Diesel Cleaning chemicals


HAZARDOUS WASTE All drums and containers must be stored on drip trays or in a bunded area


SPECIAL WASTE ▸ ▸

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Paint Dust Wood Plastic Swarf


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