Background: Rapid growth in number of hospitals globally is leading to increased hospital waste
production jeopardizing humans and environment.
The technologies may also vary in accordance with the type of final disposable waste
,for example some landfills may be used for co- disposal of special wastes
Management Division (WMD) sanitation inspector Bernard Cabison said garbage collection schedule has been drafted and unsegregated wastes
will not be collected.
'With the amendment, plastic wastes
are more clearly classified and plastic waste-exporting countries need to have special consideration or PIC from importing countries before any cross-border movements of the plastic wastes
are carried out,' she said at a media conference at the ministry here today.
2.Belt conveyor transits the wastes
to manual sorting platform.
The Ministry of Environment has proposed processing of waste
to create jobs and attract investment.
Abu Dhabi Waste
Management Center (Tadweer) has announced that it had collected 1,147,844 tonne waste
, amounting to 6,376.90 tonne of waste
per day on average, from all regions across the emirate of Abu Dhabi during the first half of 2018.
In Thailand's cases, they are recycling facilities registered as 105 and 106 factories.But in order to avoid the complicated regulations and controls under the Convention, importers of e-waste tend to declare the wastes
are being imported for the purpose of reuse or modifying instead of for 'separation'.Once in Thailand, the materials are in fact separated, not for possible reuse, but rather to extract the valuable materials found within the e-wastes, including minerals such as gold, copper, zinc, and palladium along with other high-value recoverable materials.
The committees would ensure disposal of mercury waste
from broken clinical equipment and spillage and cadmium waste
from discarded batteries, medical supplies, hospital, clinics, laboratories and veterinary facilities, waste
blood, tissue, organs of human and animal bodies in addition to cytotoxic drugs, vomitus feces, syringes, vials, pharmaceutical waste
, discarded solid, liquid and gaseous chemicals from diagnostic and experimental work and from cleaning and disinfecting procedures, radioactive wastes
, infectious waste
, pathogen such as bacteria, viruses, parasites or fungi, needles, syringes, scalpels, infusion sets, saw, knives and blades.
'Local government officials should amplify their measures in managing wastes
, particularly in tourism sites, as we expect an increased volume of garbage with the arrival of tourists this summer season,' the DENR chief said.
DIN CEN/TS 16023, Characterization of waste
- Determination of gross calorific value and calculation of net calorific value, German version (2013).