Concerns About Hospital Waste Management

The synergetic relationship of automated waste systems, sustainable operations and infection control

Medical Construction Design-laundry-and-waste-conveying-2014-1From Medical Construction and Design, hospital waste and soiled linen streams are largecomplex 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 practicessecond 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.

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