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Facilities in the Institution for the Waste Management

1. Solid Waste Management

img The college has a sprawling green campus and gives top priority to keep the campus clean and ecofriendly. The faculties and students are regularly advised to reduce waste at lower extent. Students put waste in separate bins kept at different places on the college campus like corridors, faculty cabin, classroom seminar hall, hostels, guest-house, faculty residence. All the material is collected and destroyed on daily basis. The OWC(Organic Waste Convertor) Plant is set up in the college premise to covert the waste into compost. The same compost is used to the plants in the campus.

2. Liquid Waste Management

img img Waste water from canteen, mess, hostels and staff quarters is given treatment and and supplied to plants in the campus. The college has set up BIOFILTER Plant in the campus. Hence GIT campus is green based onecofriendly initiative.

3. E-Waste Management

img img img img Institute has scrap management committee which looks after E-waste management. E-waste generated in the institute is classified and is sent to the authorized E-waste treatment plant.

4. Water Recycling System

img For treating waste water generated by hostel, toilet, bathrooms and kitchens a BIOFILTER Plantis established having area 520 sq. ft. Treated water is reused for irrigation purpose.

5. Hazardous Chemical and Radioactive waste management

Management of hazardous waste in academic area:
Staff and students wear a lab coat with sleeves rolled down, chemical splash goggles and nitrile disposable gloves when working with concentrated acids, alkali, poisonous chemicals in the laboratories. While working with diluted concentrations, nitrile gloves are always used. The laboratory is equipped with exhaust fan, fuming cupboard to expel fumes and gases formed during experimentation. To prevent the spread of chemicals outside the lab, users wash their hands thoroughly with soap and water. The gels containing poisonous chemicals are collected separately in a sealable disposable plastic containers or airtight container. The hazardous chemicals are under the custody of store keeper and used under strict supervision. Camera is used to take a photograph as well as face-shield specially to avoid contact of UV light. In emergency eyewash fountain and shower are immediately accessible.

Management of hazardous waste in residential area:
Institute has a bio-filtration plant. Wastewater discharged from the hostel is used in this plant. This waste water is circulated for gardening purpose. Different parameters of water such as pH, TDS, COD, BOD and DO are measured and maintained as stipulated. Institute has composting plant where waste food from canteen and hostel mess is used as an input.