Waste Management Practices


October 2008 : Waste Management - Vol. 5 No. 10

Most hospitals currently utilize point-of-generation segrega- tion or an external company to manage their waste process. The majority of DoPs (81%) estimate that no more than 20% of their dispensed pharmaceuticals require disposal as haz- ardous waste. However, when asked which waste streams they utilize to dispose of challenging products such as war- farin >0.3% and flu vaccine with preservative, many respon- dents indicated waste streams that are incorrect, suggesting a need for additional guidance on proper waste management practices.

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