Hospital waste that has been contaminated by chemicals is considered hazardous waste. Removal and transportation of this waste is high-risk to the community and environment.
Hospital waste is often contaminated by chemicals such as; formaldehyde and Phenols, commonly used as disinfectants. Mercury is another chemical found in thermometers or blood pressure measurement equipment. Direct exposure to chemicals in hazardous waste such as mercury and cyanide can be fatal.
The risks associated with transportation and handling of hazardous waste collected at hospitals can be significantly reduced. 180 Waste Group offers safe, innovative and eco-sustainable solutions to the hazardous waste removal problem.