healthcare waste

On the Clinical Waste Discussion Forum, we have repeatedly made reference to the local and regional collection schemes for hazardous household waste that collect from householders sharps waste, some clinical […]

It is a general rule, predicated on safety, that once an item has been placed into a clinical waste container then no attempt should be made to retrieve it. Even with […]

There are some who have one or more gold teeth, either through necessity or vanity. The latter group have often been to dentists that have not applied the same rigour […]

Planning applications for any clinical waste facility are often hotly contested by residents and others living or working nearby who feel that they may be harmed in some way by […]

Seeking the root cause of failures in the safe management of potentially hazardous wastes in resource-poor countries can, at time, be particularly tricky. Simple lack of material resources and a lack, […]

Tissue waste disposal is a sometimes difficult issue, since patients may have their own view on disposal, perhaps of an amputated limb, or of a placenta, than do healthcare professionals. Last […]

Northampton General Hospital claims savings of around £20,000 on clinical waste disposal through their initiatives to drive enhanced source segregation and exclude inapproriate items into clinical waste containers. “We’ve asked […]

Information about the World Solid Waste Congress 2012 is now available at The congress will take place in Florence – it should be Naples! –  from Monday September 17th to […]