Our Health Matters. The spread of disease is now an epidemic.
Healthcare Waste (hospital, funeral homes, labs, car homes, patient's waste in homes) disposal 59% is going to landfills contains potentially infectious waste.
Biomedical waste managed under Regulations accounts for only 7% of the waste that is generated in a hospital and is treated (autoclave or incinerated). Another 35% is diverted (reccyled, reuse, compost).