What counts as confidential waste?
Confidential waste includes paper and other media containing information that should not be accessible to the general public, or that LSE has an obligation to protect, this includes but is not limited to:
• Personal contact information
• Sensitive reports and data
• Student and Staff signature, picture or private information
• Exam scripts and logistics
• Bank statements, credit card details and invoices
• CDs, DVDs, USBs etc.
Not confidential? Then put the papers into your nearest paper or dry mixed recycling bin.
How to dispose of confidential waste at LSE
- Complete a porter request form for confidential waste bags. Choose the ‘deliver confidential waste bags’ option. If you are disposing of CDs, ID cards, DVDs etc. the sacks need to have 'PLASTICS' or 'MEDIA' written on the sack.
- Close the bags once the bags are two-thirds full.
- Complete the porter request form for the bags to be collected by the porters, by choosing the ‘collect confidential waste’ option on the form. Remember sacks must be locked overnight in a cupboard or in a secure bin.