GREEN & SUSTAINABILITY
Hospital Waste Management: Automated systems, sustainable operations and infection control
BY PATRICK SCHULTZ
Hospital waste and soiled linen streams are large, complex and a source of concern for infection risk, high operational costs and inefficiency. Increasingly, hospitals consider waste management one of the most important sustainable building practices, second only to improving energy efficiency.
Improving infection control and cleanliness through sustainable operations and integrated waste management have moved to the forefront of issues facing hospitals as they seek to reduce adverse risk, improve patient safety and promote satisfaction.
Challenges, dangers associated with waste and soiled linen collection
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