Anything goes--even `worm wigwams': Waste management today
- The right steps can lead to higher recycling rates. // Health Facilities Management;Oct2011, Vol. 24 Issue 10, p6
The article reports that Metro Health Hospital in Wyoming, Michigan and Cleveland Clinic were able to exceed the 25 percent recycling standard.
- Waste from...hospitals Malloy, Michael G. // Waste Age;Jul1993, Vol. 24 Issue 7, p97
No abstract available.
- Automated recycling machine serves up solutions. // Health Facilities Management;May2010, Vol. 23 Issue 5, p6
The article reports that the Yale-New Haven Hospital in New Haven, Connecticut, has installed its first set of reverse-vending machines that are used to collect aluminum and plastic beverage cans for recycling.
- All that glistens isn't garbage. Freeman, Maurie // Restaurant Business;5/1/95, Vol. 94 Issue 7, p15
Reports on the efforts of restaurants in Kingston, Ontario to divert their organic scraps to a composting facility in the area. Comment of Anne Kothawala of the Canadian Restaurant and FoodService Association (CRFA) on the effort; Savings realized by Pizza Hut owner Mac Thompson with the...
- Advanced hospital recycling Riggle, David // BioCycle;Feb1994, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p34
No abstract available.
- Spring cleaning. Fitzgerald, Patricia L. // Secretary;Nov/Dec94, Vol. 54 Issue 9, p25
Presents the office supply recycling and swapping program by secretaries at Saint Luke's Northland Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri. Donation of duplicate and obsolete materials to a central location; Items swapped.
- CLINICAL WASTE HANDLING AND OBSTACLES IN MALAYSIA. Massara, Vanessa M.; Udaeta, Miguel E. M. // Journal of Urban & Environmental Engineering;2010, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p47
As in many other developing countries, the generation of clinical waste in Malaysia has increased significantly over the last few decades. Even though the serious impact of the clinical waste on human beings and the environment is significant, only minor attention is directed to its proper...
- Recycling program takes sting out of sharps disposal. // Health Facilities Management;Mar2011, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p6
The article focuses on the innovative pilot recycling program at Rady Children's Hospital in San Diego, California that reduced sharps waste disposal by recovering most of the materials used in the devices and their disposal containers for safe reuse in new products.
- Power managing waste. Shaner, Hollie // Health Facilities Management;Jan97, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p26
Presents an insider's view of hospital waste composition for recycling. Ergonomics; Container types; Recycling vendors; Markets for materials; Shifting resources; Recycling rules.