Waste Management


  1. OBJECTIVES
  • To describe the policies and procedures for planning and implementation of waste collection, segregation and storage management of the Lyceum of the Philippines University.
  • To describe the policies and procedures for planning and implementation of the solid waste transport and disposal management of the Lyceum of the Philippines University campus.
  1. SCOPE        

This is applicable for the following waste management activities:

  • Waste collection, segregation and storage management of solid waste
  • Solid waste transport and disposal management in Lyceum of the Philippines University.
  1. REFERENCES
  • Republic Act 9003 (Ecological Solid Waste Management Act)
  1. POLICIES
  • LPU shall promote a quality Lycean environment for students, faculty members, employees and other stakeholders;
  • LPU shall encourage cooperation, self-regulation and greater participation in solid waste management through integration into academic curricula to promote environmental awareness and action among the Lyceum community;
  • Waste Collection, Segregation, Storage and Disposal (Scrap Materials)
    • Disposal of school scrap shall be properly done in an economical and orderly manner to support the LPU initiatives for “Pera sa Basura”;
    • Each College/Department shall properly segregate and identify paper that is no longer reusable.  Utility Service shall collect waste paper every week or as needed;
    • Property Office shall facilitate the selling of school scrap;
  • Waste Collection, Segregation, Storage and Disposal (Solid Waste)
    • Building and Grounds Department shall be responsible for coordinating with Local Government Unit (LGU) solid waste management;
    • Security Guard shall monitor and record arrival of LGU garbage hauler;
    • Solid waste shall be properly segregated in every office, department and college.    Waste generated in the corridors and classrooms shall be collected and segregated by the janitorial personnel;
    • “No segregation, No collection” shall be observed by the LGU garbage hauler and Janitorial Services;
    • LPU shall provide the following waste bins :
      • Green for biodegradable
      • Black for non-biodegradable
      • Yellow for toxic substances (for laboratories)
        Utility Service shall collect and segregate the wastes on a daily basis or as needed.
    • Large items of damaged or broken “laboratory glassware” should be decontaminated and disposed of as general waste. Glass can be wrapped in paper or otherwise packaged to prevent contact with sharp edges prior to disposal;
    • Laboratory glassware from laboratories may only be discarded into the general rubbish if there are no hazardous residues.