medical waste

Regulated disposal of tissue waste has always been problematic. Simply putting them, suitably bagged or binned as appropriate into a licensed clinical waste incinerator is straightforward though often rather disruptive […]

A US nurse admitted in court pilfering from clinical wastes to obtain drugs apparently ‘to aid in suicide attempts at her home’, but denied using those drugs and/or the syringes […]

It’s an hilarious headline. Describing “Fury at plan to burn BODY PARTS and medical waste to power hundreds of homes”, the Daily Mail is calling the planned power output Gangrene Energy. […]

Sterilis device in use

The photocopier-size device can sterilize and grind up medical (clinical) waste including syringes and sharps containers to produce nontoxic garbage that ‘doesn’t require incineration’ or ‘other special treatment’. Innovator Jeff […]

Memorable as the opening line of The Kinks classic Waterloo Sunset, “Dirty Old River” seems as true as ever. Now, London volunteers find 1,000 dirty needles a year in a […]