Hamzah Mazari, managing director at Jefferies, discusses how the coronavirus pandemic is impacting the market and the public waste industry.
Waste and recycling industry stakeholders are closely monitoring developments surrounding COVID-19 as well as the medical waste being generated.
The document aims to provide guidance for NWRA member companies that do not routinely collect or process regulated medical waste.
Long-term care providers, who were once exempt from the hazardous pharmaceutical waste regulations, now have very specific requirements.
Penta Medical Recycling is looking to repurpose prosthetics by providing used ones from the U.S. to six developing countries.
China’s largest professional supplier of medical waste treatment equipment is helping the Wuhan government build a medical waste treatment plant equipped to handle 30 tons per day.
The law will ban companies from destroying clothes, cosmetics and other unsold or returned items.
Sanitation workers’ duties include disinfecting discarded masks of residents and facilities such as public toilets.
Boson Energy and ASW are building a medical waste-to-energy plant, with ambitions to launch at least 20 more nationwide in the next five to 10 years.
NWRA’s Healthcare Waste Institute developed interim guidance to address the safe handling of medical waste during the coronavirus outbreak.