Tarlac State University Guidelines on Waste Segregation for the New Normal
Date posted: 09/18/2020
The TSU Pollution Control and Safety Unit (PCSU) is encouraging everyone to 𝗼𝗯𝘀𝗲𝗿𝘃𝗲 𝗽𝗿𝗼𝗽𝗲𝗿 𝘄𝗮𝘀𝘁𝗲 𝘀𝗲𝗴𝗿𝗲𝗴𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻, 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗵𝗮𝗻𝗱𝗹𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗱𝗶𝘀𝗽𝗼𝘀𝗮𝗹 𝗼𝗳 𝘄𝗮𝘀𝘁𝗲.
𝗚𝗥𝗘𝗘𝗡 𝗕𝗜𝗡- for Biodegradable waste (leftover food, fruit and vegetable peelings, rotten fruits and vegetables)
𝗕𝗟𝗨𝗘 𝗕𝗜𝗡- for Non-biodegradable waste (non-recyclable materials such as broken glass, plastic cups, bags and wrappers)
𝗥𝗘𝗗 𝗕𝗜𝗡- for recyclable waste (glass, plastic bottles, empty cans)
𝗬𝗘𝗟𝗟𝗢𝗪 𝗕𝗜𝗡- for infectious waste (disposable gloves, disposable face mask and used tissue paper)
Practicing proper waste segregation and proper handling of infectious healthcare wastes, such as used face masks and gloves which are considered special wastes, will help stop the spread of COVID-19.