medical waste Articles

  • Why incinerating biomedical waste benefits us all

    What is biomedical waste? Biomedical waste covers a wide range of used medical equipment. These can potentially be infectious so they need to be disposed of responsibly. Some common and well known biomedical waste items are syringes and needles, IV sets, Urine bags, culture dishes and more. These items simply can’t be re-used in any manner once they’ve been administered ...


    By Inciner8 Limited

  • An assessment of medical waste management in health institutions in Yenagoa, South-South, Nigeria

    This study focuses on waste management practices of health institutions in Yenegoa, Nigeria, where rapid urbanisation, poor infrastructure and risk awareness has created a major waste management challenge. Sixty percent of health institutions in the city were studied and it was revealed that standard practice is not followed in the handling and management of biomedical wastes. About 2,000,000 kg ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Treatment of Biomedical Waste with Ozone

    In 2006, the annual American Hospital Association survey on hospitals reported there were nearly 950,000 hospital beds in the U.S.1 In Canada in 2005 the number of acute care hospital beds was approximately 103,000.2 Combined, there are over 1 million hospital beds in Canada and the U.S. Annual waste production in hospitals is about 2 tonnes per hospital bed, or about 2,000,000 ...

  • Report: Biomedical waste management practices at Balrampur Hospital, Lucknow, India

    Biomedical waste has become a serious health hazard in many countries, including India. Careless and indiscriminate disposal of this waste by healthcare establishments and research institutions can contribute to the spread of serious diseases such as hepatitis and AIDS (HIV) among those who handle it and also among the general public. The present study pertains to the biomedical waste management ...


    By SAGE Publications Ltd

  • No place to dispose of private hospitals waste

    Brahmeswara Temple, Bhubaneswar BHUBANESWAR: The Odisha State Pollution Control Board (OSPCB) is in a fix over disposing biomedical waste of private hospitals in Berhampur and Burla. Last month, the state government asked MKCG Medical College and ...


    By Inciner8 Limited

  • Biomedical Waste Generation in Puducherry Government General Hospital and Its Management Implications

    In India, not much attention has been paid to the management of biomedical waste (BMW). The present paper describes the collection and disposal of BMW in the Government General Hospital (GH) of Puducherry, India. The authors document (a) the lack of segregation between infectious and noninfectious BMW as well as a failure to implement the prescribed rules for proper management of BMW; (b) ...

  • Healthcare Waste Diversion from Landfills & Total Destruction

    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.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZdTtdyQVdLs  Biomedical waste managed under Regulations accounts for only 7% of the waste ...

  • Solid waste management in Patna – analyses of ambient air and ground water pollution

    Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) in Patna is disposed of in an unscientific manner without considering environmental impacts. The wastes are dumped in the low-lying areas without compliance of the MSWM Rules, 2000. The dumped wastes are mixed with biomedical wastes making it hazardous. Ambient air quality and ground water were analysed at two dump sites to study the possible impacts of MSW. The ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Cementatious considerations for medical waste solidification

    The most common cause for alarm in the medical field pertaining to waste disposal is the exposure of the worker to infectious wastes and contraction of diseases from these wastes. With the increased risk of exposure to blood borne pathogens in handling body fluids and disposal of items that have been tainted by these fluids, awareness and education for the prevention of percutaneous wounds is the ...

  • Different types of Medical waste

    Hazardous medical waste that needs to be carefully disposed of by incineration. Items include clinical waste such as used syringes and needles, used swabs, plasters and bandages. Used drug blister packs and ampules. Biomedical waste is potentially infectious. What are they? and why are they important? There are many different types of medical waste, categorised ...


    By Inciner8 Limited

  • Introduction to our Medical Waste Capabilities

    This video was made for the recent Arab Health exhibition, but gives you a good insight into what we can do here at Inciner8. As you will see, we pride ourselves on the quality of our products and after sales ...


    By Inciner8 Limited

  • Production of uniform and dry paramagnetic beads

    Encapsulator B-390 / B-395 pro: Manufacturing of dry spherical monodisperse paramagnetic beads having a size of around 300 µm at laboratory scale This application note describes the production of spherical and uniform magnetic beads having an average size of approximately 300 μm in diameter. They can be used in a variety of applications including catalysis, purification, ...


    By BÜCHI Labortechnik AG

  • Wide Range of Choices in Medical Waste Containers

    Profiles manufacturers of medical waste ...

  • Hospital Waste Causing Havoc with Human Health

    Hospital waste has become a very important source of spreading infection in the society. It is not that it was not so earlier but the population explosion has reduced the natural barrier and made the spread of infection that much easier. Moreover the generation of waste – per-capita has grown exponentially. Hospitals of today, which were always considered a seat of healing, have become seat of ...

  • Keeping hygiene front of mind

    Hygiene is drummed into us from a young age. It usually starts with the more unsavoury lessons – like don’t pick your nose – and gradually migrates to the importance of showers, deodorant and good sexual health. It’s only when some of us dedicate themselves to caring for others do we fully appreciate how important hygiene is. In a good hospital robust ...


    By DDC Dolphin Ltd

  • Expanding the Medical Waste Market

    It’s that time of year again that our sales team pack their bags for a week away from the cold and wintery UK to spend a week in warm and sunny Dubai. Exhibiting from the 28th to the 31st January at one of the worlds largest and most respected medical exhibitions ‘Arab Health’. Our annual expedition to the Dubai World Trade Centre as one of the suppliers taking part in the UK ...

  • Production boost for innovative PIM process

    A board product composed of a wide mix of recovered materials - including clinical waste and rubber crumb from used tyres - has been developed using the powder impression moulding (PIM) process. Although production commenced only late last summer, new capacity is already being added to cope with anticipated demand. And as Recycling International discovered, this is not the only product to be ...

  • Medical Waste - Empowering Change - Case Study

    Your biohazardous waste can create long term cost and serious environmental outcomes. Acute medical waste issues require immediate and accurate response to avoid spread of infection. Fact. The abundance of untreated medical waste quickly escalates into a threat to humanity and the Inciner8 medical product range provides a precise solution capable of dealing with a ...


    By Inciner8 Limited

  • Understanding the Public Health Implications of Household Pharmaceutical Waste-Part One

    The following article is the first part of a comprehensive two-part series exploring  the  public  health  and  environmental  impact  of  household pharmaceutical waste in the US. Prescription and non-prescription pharmaceutical drugs are critical to maintaining the health and improving the quality of life for millions of Americans. In recent years, ...

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