Inorganic Waste Treatment

          According to the management of inorganic waste (paper, plastic, glass, steel and others), the university has conducted the survey of all waste components in the university to study the appropriate management approach. SUT-MBT (Suranaree University of Technology and Mechanical Biological Treatment) is used as a model for the implementation and the details of waste components are shown in table.

Table Solid Waste Composition of the University of Phayao

Solid Waste Composition

Weight (kg)

% by Weight

1. Food waste / organic matter

1.8000

22.77

2.Paper

 

   2.1 Paper box / Scrap

1.4000

17.71

   2.2 Milk box

0.1800

2.28

3.Plastic

 

   3.1 Bottles

0.4500

5.69

   3.2 Other products (glasses/boxes)

1.1000

13.91

   3.3 Plastic bags/ Snacks

1.4000

17.71

   3.4 Foam

0.1000

1.26

4.Glass

0.4000

5.06

5.Metal

 

   5.1 Aluminium

0.2000

2.53

6. Wood (wood chips)

0.0290

0.37

7.Rubber

0.2000

2.53

8. Fabric

0.0470

0.59

9. leather

0.0000

0.00

10. Hazardous waste

 

    10.1 Battery

0.2000

2.53

11. Others (cannot be classified)

0.4000

5.06

Total

7.9060

100.00

Source:   Environmental Section, Division of Building and Facilities, University of Phayao, 2018