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More is needed to tackle Lebanon’s medical waste problem

As Lebanon struggles to find solutions to its municipal waste problems, other waste-related issues are coming to the surface, from improper dumping of industrial waste leading to major… 666 more words


Medication Take-Back

Year: 2014

Grant Amount: $15,000

The improper disposal of unused medications is a tremendous threat to the environment and public health. Through provision of a community-based medication take-back program, environmental and health hazards can be avoided. 21 more words

2014-15 Projects


Wider adoption of the practice of recycling medical equipment typically tossed out after a single use could save hospitals hundreds of millions of dollars annually and curb trash at medical centers, the second-largest waste producers in the United States after the food industry. 279 more words

Medical Recycling

2b1b campaign: Rahul Dravid finds managing waste quite easy

Throughout his career, the former cricket captain of India was known as “The Wall” because of his ability to weather the bowlers’ onslaught by launching a marathon that would finally wear his opponents down. 112 more words

Endlessly Green

Dentist's patient information found scattered on Toronto street

TORONTO – Ontario’s acting privacy commissioner is concerned after documents containing personal patient information were recently found scattered across a Toronto neighbourhood.

Dozens of papers with patient names, addresses, phone numbers and social insurance numbers were found near Leslie Street and Sheppard Avenue on Saturday, not far from North York General Hospital. 398 more words


Ebola Patients Create 440-Gallons Of Medical Waste Per Day

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Ebola patients treated in the United States create a staggering amount of medical waste, and some states aren’t sure how to deal with it. 126 more words