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Dry and Wet Waste Separation Pilot Programme

Dry and Wet Waste Separation Pilot Programme

Definition of Dry Waste: Dry and uncontaminated materials

Examples of Dry Waste:

Paper
Cards
leaflets
posters
coupons
envelopes
newspapers
magazines
paper bags
catalogues
sand paper
photo paper
carbon paper
gift wrappings
empty ice-cream cartons
egg cartons
waxed paper
fruit wrappings
thermal fax paper
hard & soft cover books
empty juice cartoons (tetrapak)
writing paper/computer paper
empty milk/cream cartons (poly-coated)
cardboard boxes/containers (e.g. cereal/biscuit/snack boxes, shoe boxes)
coated paper (e.g. chocolate bar/candy wrappings, chip/cookie packs, self-stick removable notes)

Metals
clean food cans
clean beverage cans
clean food trays/pie plates/baking pans
clean aluminium foil
clean packaging film (e.g. biscuit box liners, wrapping paper)
unopened food cans
lids/caps
tableware (e.g. knives, forks)
tools (e.g. spanners, hammers)
stationery (e.g. paper clips, cutters, scissors, pencil sharpeners)
toiletry (e.g. empty toothpaste tubes, razors, clothes hangers)
kitchenware (e.g. stirrers, empty pots/pans, bread/refuse bag ties)
dry cells
button cells
mobile phone batteries
umbrellas
LPG canistersempty and dry solvent containers (e.g. thinner, paint)
empty aerosol cans (e.g. hair styling products, air fresheners, pesticides)

Plastic

Plastic Containers:
clean bottles/containers (e.g. beverage, milk, cooking oil, shampoo, detergent, medicine, ice-cream/yoghurt/margarine pots)

Plastic Articles:
straws
balloons
lids/caps
cup pads
camera film
lighters
credit cards
rubber bands
cosmetics containers
eye glass frames/lens
disposable tableware (e.g. knives, forks, spoons)
hard plastic tableware (e.g. cups, plates, bowls, chopsticks, spoons)
decoration (e.g. flower pots, plastic flowers, ribbons)
stationery (e.g. pens, erasers, rulers, tape dispensers, folders)
kitchenware (e.g. gloves, baskets, trays, buckets, basins, pipes, brooms, mops, brushes, scourers)
toiletry (e.g. toothbrushes, empty toothpaste tubes, dental floss containers, shower caps, slippers, combs, laundry baskets, coat/towel hangers)
toys (for reuse)
handbags/purses (for reuse)
sports shoes/sandals (pairs tied up) (for reuse)
cardholders/keyholders/camera bags (for reuse)

Plastic foam products:
foam packaging
disposable cups/plates/bowls
clean lunch boxes
clean food trays
clean instant noodle cups/bowls
plant flats

Computer Accessories
mouses
mouse pads
floppy disks
printer ribbons
printer cartridges

Small Electrical & Electronic Appliances Accessories:
diaries
dictionaries
clocks
kettles
torches
watches
hair blowers
toasters
calculators
board games
heating plates
telephone sets
mobile phones
cables
plugs/sockets/adaptors/cables
radios cassette/video tapes
CD/VCD/DVD/MD & players

Textiles :
rags
towels
strings
clothes
table cloths
pillows
carpets
soft toys
blankets

Glass / Ceramics
mirrors
vases
flower pots
eye glasses
flat glass
light bulbs
crystal ware
flourescent tubes
clean food/drink bottles/containers (lids off)
ceramic tableware (e.g. spoons, cups, plates, bowls, tea pots)

Wood/Rattan/Bamboo
pencils
baskets
chopsticks
floor panels
photo frames
cork
crates
heat pads
small furniture
saw dust/wood shavings

Leather
handbags/purses (for reuse)
shoes (pairs tied up) (for reuse)
cardholders/keyholders/camera bags (for reuse)

 

 

 

 
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Last revision date: 28 February 2003