Where Does Biohazardous Waste Go?

The primary means of disposing of biohazardous material has been incineration. Prior to 1997, 90 percent of all biohazardous waste was incinerated. It was in that year that the Environmental Protection Agency issued the Hospital Medical Waste Incinerator standards. These standards started a shift away from the incineration of biohazardous waste to other methodologies, principally … Continue reading Where Does Biohazardous Waste Go?