Medical Waste

A Remedy for Prescription Drug Disposal
(Michigan Department of Environmental Quality)
How should we get rid of unused drugs and medicines? Is it safer to flush them down the toilet or put them in the garbage? Are there other options? Learn what the health department in Michigan recommends.
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Medical Waste
(Environmental Protection Agency)
This Web page explains what medical waste is and provides federal and state regulations regarding medical waste. It also gives a list of frequently asked questions and answers and tells you how to dispose of medical sharps.
Medical Waste
(World Health Organization)
This international health agency must cope with medical crises all over the world and medical waste is an important issue in this work. Learn about medical waste and how it should be managed from their site.

Last Modified: Thursday December 13, 2018 7:10 PM