Paper: Recycling bins in mail room, in all individual offices, and opposite the rest rooms.

Examples of types of paper that can be recycled are:

  • Newspapers
  • Magazines (both soft- and hardback)
  • Copier paper (and the soft paper wrapping they are delivered in)
  • Booklets
  • Catalogues
  • Books (both paper- and hardback)
  • Envelopes (including window envelopes)
  • Post-its (only if made from recyclable paper, which those at the IIES are)
  • Receipts (but obviously not those that belong in the bookkeeping)

Any other paper products, such as labels, colored paper, waxed paper (shiny), carbon paper, and self-adhesive stickers should be discarded of in the bins for household waste.

Corrugated board and other cardboard packaging: Large recycling vessel opposite the rest rooms. Corrugated board is cardboard with a wavy middle layer. Cardboard such as cereal boxes, juice- and milk cartons, and pizza boxes should also be disposed of in this vessel.

Styrofoam: Large, blue recycling vessel opposite the rest rooms.

Metal: Recycling bin in the lunch room. For discarding metal packaging and objects such as:

  • Tin cans
  • Tin foil
  • Bottle caps
  • Nespresso capsules
  • Scrap metal
  • Metal rods
  • Small car- and bicycle parts
  • Nails and screws
  • Pots and pans
  • Metal cutlery
  • Metal cartridges in pens
  • Hole punchers
  • Staplers

Plastic packaging: Recycling bin in the lunch room. This includes hard and soft plastics.

Hard plastics are for example packaging such as:

  • Bottles (but not PET)
  • Food containers from local luncheons such as Stories or Lantis (includes plastic lids covering food containers made from a different material)
  • Yoghurt containers
  • Plastic cups and glasses
  • Soft plastics include: Plastic bags

Other hard plastics such as plastic cutlery, straws, dish brushes and plastic flower pots and soft plastics such as cling film should be discarded of in the bins for household waste.

Glass: Place in container for glass in marked cupboard in the lunch room, or hand in to administrator for recycling at the recycling station on D3.
Glass includes:

  • Bottles and jars not PET. Does not include drinking glasses!

Toners: To be left with an administrator for recycling.

Computers: To be left with IT-technician for reconditioning/discarding. Pick-up of old computers booked by IT-technician.

Furniture: Re-use in other offices if there is interest, otherwise contact an administrator who will store them in a suitable place at the IIES or book pick-up.

Small electric appliances: Hand in to administrator who will recycle at the recycling station on D3.

PET bottles/cans: Recycle yourself or hand in to administrator for recycling.

Batteries: Place in container for batteries in the storage room or hand in to administrator for recycling at the recycling station on D3.

 

Light bulbs (and similar): Place in container for light bulbs in the storage room or hand in to administrator for recycling at the recycling station on D3.
Florescent tubes, low energy light bulbs and other light bulbs containing Mercury are considered hazardous. Other light sources (whether or not they contain Lead) are not considered hazardous.

 

Household waste: Discard of in the large bin in the kitchen, smaller bins in the mailroom or in the bin in your office. NB! Food waste should only be discarded of in the large bin in the kitchen.

Household waste includes:

  • Overhead film
  • Transparent plastic bags
  • Dish cloths
  • Dirty plastic- and paper packaging
  • Candles
  • Plastic flower pots
  • Plastic cutlery
  • Plastic mugs, plates aso
  • Elastic bands
  • Teabags (only in bin in kitchen)
  • Fruit peelings (only in bin in kitchen)
  • Other food waste (only in bin in kitchen)

Food waste: Only in the bin in the kitchen!

Fridge/freezer: Pick-up booked by administrator.

Other waste: Hand in to administrator for recycling at the recycling station on D3.

  • Porcelain
  • Ceramics
  • Glass windows
  • Drinking glasses