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Island Medical Waste

In todays news is an article describing new procedures for disposal of medical waste. Aha, this is exactly what I need to know –  ever since a relative’s visit a few months ago I have had a jar of “sharps” on the kitchen windowsill, between the hand soap and flowers like an ornament or strange experiment.   378 more words

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Medical Waste Found in Arkansas River in Eastern Oklahoma

From ABC News, Mar 2015

PAWNEE, Okla. — The Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality says medical waste including used vials and syringes has been found in the… 111 more words


Dad discovers containers filled with syringes, blood in Arkansas River

TORONTO – An Oklahoma man out for a boat ride on the weekend made a rather gruesome discovery: several biohazard containers filled with used syringes and vials of blood, floating along the Arkansas River. 166 more words


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

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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

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