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Waste, hazardous waste and recycling

Here you will find information on the management of waste and hazardous waste. Waste must be handled in terms of health and environmentally friendly way, so that recycling is promoted and so the risk of injury does not arise.

Waste management

Bins for sorting packaging, food and residual waste shall be located in or close to your lunchroom. There shall also be bins for sorting paper and cardboard.

Bulky items and e-waste, such as broken furniture, toner cartridges, electronics and light bulbs must also be sorted. Consult the Waste Management Handbook, sorting guide below or contact the caretaker’s office or equivalent.

Recycling guides

These recycling guides can be printed out and displayed in appropriate locations:

Recycling guide, General (PDF 1,56 MB, new window)

Recycling guide, Office (PDF 464 kB, new window)

Recycling guide, Kitchen (PDF 256 kB, new window)

Collection of paper, cardboard and bulky/e-waste

Here are maps and contact persons for all the locations from which Ragn-Sells collects paper, cardboard and bulky waste (scheduled) in Lund.

Map and contact persons – Paper and cardboard, in Swedish (PDF 347 kB, new window)

Map and contact persons – Bulky items/e-waste, in Swedish (PDF 325 kB, new window)

Here is a timetable for collection of paper and cardboard, as well as bulky items, in Lund.

Timetable for the collection of paper and cardboard, in Swedish (PDF 117 kB, new window)

Timetable for the collection of bulky items/e-waste, in Swedish (PDF 362 kB, new window)

If you need to order an extra pickup, contact Ragn-Sells’s customer service:

Your department/division will pay for extra pickups of bulky items/e-waste.

Price list for extra pickup of bulky items/e-waste, in Swedish (PDF 157 kB, new window)

Pickup of confidential papers is to be requested from RagnSells and is paid for by the department/division. See the relevant price list above regarding pickup of bulky items/e-waste, above.

Waste sorting units

The University has a contract with Bröderna Perssons Specialsnickerier AB, which is available in Lupin. The document below contains examples of standard modules for constructing waste sorting units. The contact details in the document are no longer current, so please contact avfall [at] bygg.lu.se instead.

Information about the local framework agreement with Bröderna Perssons Specialsnickerier AB concerning waste management stations/waste sorting units, in Swedish (PDF 405 kB, new window)

Removal of chemical and low-level radioactive waste

Order removal of chemical and low-level radioactive waste from Sysav using the form below.

Removal of chemical waste and low-level radioactive waste (Word 86,5 kB, new window)

Removal of sharp/pointed infectious waste and biological waste

Contact Sysav at:

  • OrderTotal [at] sysav.se, or
  • +46 40 635 18 80

When dealing with the removal of infectious waste, please complete an item declaration form:

Item declaration form for infectious waste, in Swedish (PDF 151 kB, new window)

Labels for hazardous waste

Here you will find labels for certain types of hazardous waste.

Chemical waste (png 11 kB, new window)

Low-level radioactive waste, in Swedish, (png 44 kB, new window)

Liquid scintillation solution (in Swedish (PDF 22 kB, new window)

Contact person for radioactive waste

Hanna Holstein, radiation physicist, hanna.holstein [at] med.lu.se

Safety advisor for the transport of hazardous material

Sysav is appointed as the University’s safety advisor for the transport of hazardous material. Please contact the safety advisor when you need to send something that you know or believe to be classed as a hazardous material, to ensure that all rules are followed. This applies not only to waste, but also to items such as samples.

Safety advisor for the transport of hazardous material
Per Malmquist, chemist, Sysav Industri AB
per.malmquist [at] sysav.se
+46 40 635 19 02

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Contact

Your primary contact is your caretaker’s office, service group or equivalent for questions on waste management at your workplace.

Maria Nilsson
Environmental coordinator
+46 46 222 70 82
avfall [at] bygg.lu.se

Telephone: +46 (0)46-222 00 00 (switchboard)
Mailing adress: Box 117, 221 00 Lund, Sweden
Invoice adress: Box 188, 221 00 Lund, Sweden
Organisation number: 202100-3211

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