National Chiayi University Inorganic Waste Treatment Processing Flow
Collection and Initial Classification:
The university places recycling bins in suitable locations in each building or campus area.
Contains: scrap iron, tin can, plastic waste, PET bottle, aluminum can, cartilage aluminum, stainless steel, waste lighting illuminant, cable, battery, glass, electronic waste and others.
At the recycling field, staff further sort the general waste to ensure recyclables are fully classified.
The Property Management Division regularly organizes the ownerless bicycles every semester and those second-hand bicycles are released to faculty and students to claim without charge, The unusable bicycles will be handed over to resource recyclers for recycling of iron metals.
Resource Recovery and Reuse:
Every month, government-certified recycling merchants weigh and purchase these inorganic wastes.
The recyclers then sort the materials and resell them to factories for remanufacturing.
Environmental Improvement Fund:
Furniture Repair and Reuse:
Damaged furniture is repaired by Discarded furniture recycling plant/Creative design studio.
Discarded tables, chairs, electronic products, and instruments are sorted and reconditioned by the administrative department staff and then auctioned publicly.
Outdated computers from the IT department are announced to the entire university, allowing departments in need to claim them, fulfilling the goal of reduce, recycle and reuse.
Furthermore, the university develops relevant projects for electronic waste containing precious metals, rare earth elements and waste batteries in compliance with government recycling regulations. After these items are collected, they will all be handed over to the Environmental Resource Center on National Cheng Kung University for the most complete recycling process. Through the annual environmental resource seminar, relevant information will be conveyed to users and citizens for raising users and citizen awareness on e-waste collection and recycling.