Waste Recycle Bank
Initiated by the Deputy Director of the Physical and Environment System who foresee the emerging garbage problem as an important environmental issue that requires collaboration from everyone and every organization, Mahidol University as an leading academic institution thus contributes to the environmental campaign in reducing the social and global garbage burden by launching the Garbage Recycle Bank Project. The university hopes to become the prototype for other organizations to follow. The aims of the Recycle Bank Project are as follows:
- To promote the responsible conscious and care for the society and environment as well as the habit in separating the garbage for students and university personnel.
- Create participatory scheme for the students and staff to take part in environmental protection on campus through reduction in waste and garbage.
- To effectively manage the garbage and create added value to the garbage.
- Build the positive image for the university to be an education institution that cares for the society and environmental problem.
The staff, students, organization, and store owners may deposit their recyclable garbage at the Environmental Conservation Building, Physical and Environmental Division during official hours every Friday. The Garbage Recycle Bank will issue a passbook on that day, and the depositor may withdraw that amount of money immediately or accumulate for later withdrawal.