Urban waste management
Together with the Municipality of Padua and the Hera Group, the University is committed to promoting differentiated waste collection in its facilities. The University facilitated an agreement between the Municipality of Padua, the Hera Group, the Consorzio Nazionale Imballaggi (CONAI), the Ente di Bacino Padova 2, the ESU of Padua (Regional Agency for the Right to University Study), and Legambiente. The agreement extends to those involved in waste management, laying the groundwork for a memorandum of understanding that came to fruition in 2019 to improve the management and impact of urban waste collection in the city.
How do I recycle you? A guide for separate waste collection
In celebration of European Week for Waste Reduction 2019 (EWWR), the Environment and Safety Office of the University of Padua created the guide “How do I recycle you? Environmental Symbols of Packaging.” Made available to the university community and beyond, the guide offers a user-friendly way to learn about the symbols shown on product packaging and properly separate waste collection.
Special waste management
Maintaining its full compliance with regulatory requirements, the University of Padua also upholds a higher standard of ethical principles and environmental protection. By promoting policies oriented towards the reuse of materials in multiple production cycles and waste reduction, with a view to a circular economy and the management of hazardous and non-hazardous waste.
Visit the University website for information on special waste management.