Composting by Ioannina University
Article: by Prof.Apostolos Katsikis,
Environmental Education Professor,
University of Ioannina, Responsible of the Recycling Program
Ioannina University started the first face of the recycling programe a few years ago, in 2008 within the Campus premises, facilitates the whole recycling process, while on the other hand, the idea of recycling expands further.
Special buckets have been installed in four points of the Campus for the collection of empty batteries.
The second phase, the implementation of which began in November 2009 is related to the collection and transfer to a special recycling center, of appliances, electronics and material out of use (i.e. computers, printers, projection machines other types of electronic equipment, electrical equipment, etc.).
The collection, transport, sorting and recovery of recyclable materials from the campus of Ioannina to the industrial area, at the sorting-, packaging- and materials-transfer centre , is made by a company of mechanical recycling that cooperates with the University.
Chronologically, the last interference in the management of the Campus generated waste, is the food remaining management, generated by the student restaurant activity and the ‘ Figos ‘ restaurant of the University. These products create for the most serious problems to