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|School District of Philadelphia|
|Policy and Procedures|
|Classification||Safe Disposal of Waste|
|Date Issued||April 1997|
|Issued by||The Office for School Safety|
|Supersedes||Policy & Procedure 112.1 December 1978|
A.Classroom Waste Paper and Other Waste Materials
- 1.)The classroom waste baskets are to be used primarily for the daily
accumulation of waste paper and recycling paper.
2.)Materials which are not to be placed in classroom waste baskets include rags, waxed or greasy paper, and refuse from teachers' or pupils' lunches. These materials are to be placed in separate metal refuse containers provided for that purpose.
3.)Empty pressurized cans are not to be placed in waste baskets or other containers, but are to be given directly to the custodian for disposal.
4.)Shavings, cuttings, oily rags, and waste materials in the school shops must be placed in covered metal receptacles.
5.)Building engineers are reminded that dumpsters (trash and re-cycle) are to be placed a safe distance from the building -- they are never to be placed at exit-ways, fire towers or windows.