Biomedical Waste Mgt

Managing Household Sanitary Waste

Household sanitary waste like used sanitary napkins, soiled baby diapers and adult diapers cannot be mixed with “dry waste” for recycling nor composted with “wet’ waste. They need to be seperately collected at the doorstep and dropped off for pickup along with bio-medical waste.


Ministry of Environment And Forests Notification

Whereas a notification in exercise of the powers conferred by Sections 6,8 and 25 of the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 (29 of 1986) was published in the Gazette vide S.O. 746 (E) dated 16 October, 1997 inviting objections from the public within 60 days from the date of the publication of the said notification on the Bio-Medical Waste (Management and Handling) Rules, 1998 and whereas all objections received were duly considered;


Eleven Recommendations for Improving Medical Waste Management

These basic recommendations are meant simply as guidelines to stimulate better and more specific planning and action programs at the municipal government level and then at the level of individual health care facilities.


Municipal and Bio-Medical Waste Management in India:

Large “grass farms” outside cities naturally purified sewage through land application.