Overview of Waste Management
Overview of Waste Management, Total waste generated by hospitals, healthcare establishments, and research facilities, treatment, immunization, and associated research.
Healthcare waste characterization:
|Healthcare waste||non-risk waste (75-90%)|
risk waste (10-25%)
- Chemical disinfection is used for treating liquid waste.
- Thermal disinfection is used for treating solid waste.
Steam: Sterilization autoactivate used to disinfect waste.
Microwave: Irradiation is used to radiate energy to heat moisture within the waste.