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RECYCLING

posted Mar 31, 2020, 7:48 AM by Newcomers Bulletin Board

WASTE MANAGEMENT INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Personal protective equipment:
    • Masks can’t be recycled.
    • Gloves can’t be recycled.
    • Antiseptic wipes can’t be recycled.
    • Treat them as waste and throw them only in the green or grey bin.
  2. Dispose separately of the disposable waste of COVID-19 patients:
    • Practice “double bagging”. Put waste in a primary plastic bag, then transfer this bag to a second bag and tie it tightly.
    • Place bag in containers or bins with a lid.
    • Always use gloves when handling COVID-19 patient’s waste.
  3. Never leave bags out of the bin.
  4. Wash and disinfect hands before and after throwing away the garbage.
  5. Continue with the collection and segregation of recyclables as usual.

THIS ANNOUNCEMENT WAS ISSUED BY THE PRESS OFFICE OF THE MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT & ENERGY


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