How to handle radioactive medical waste disposal in hospitals

„Radioactive” certainly isn’t the first word that comes to mind when thinking about medical waste. However, as most types of biomedical waste can already be considered a biohazard or infectious, it shouldn’t come as too much of a surprise that hospitals and other healthcare facilities also use radioactive materials during diagnostic and treatment methods.

This is why cricket protein farming deserves your attention

Insect farming is an increasingly popular phenomenon throughout the globe. The main reasons are both environmental and nutritional. If you’ve never heard about farming crickets for profit before, read on to find out just how beneficial crickets could be for you, and to get some information about the best method for insect protein processing!

The avian influenza: safe carcass disposal of the affected birds

The avian influenza (also known as bird flu) is a virus that can spread from bird to bird, or from bird to human. This viral infection also has different strains, and as such, not all are as dangerous. Currently, the deadliest strain of bird flu is known as H5N1.

Biomedical waste management colour coding for beginners

Whether or not you’ve been following our other articles about biomedical waste management, you probably know that the disposal of such garbage must be done in a certain manner: without damaging the environment, or endangering the safety of patients or medical staff. The sterilizing and removal methods are also highly dependent on the kind of medical waste you need to get rid of.

How medical hazardous waste disposal affects your environment

Every single medical facility in the world, including certain companies produce hazardous medical waste, making its management a vital issue. On the one hand, hospitals, pharmacies, and medical labs must look out for the safety of patients and staff. On the other hand, we all have a common responsibility to protect the environment from the hazards associated with hospital waste.