TITLE

Hospital waste: A case for treatment

AUTHOR(S)
Tickell, O.; Watson, A.
PUB. DATE
March 1992
SOURCE
New Scientist;3/28/92, Vol. 133 Issue 1814, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Takes a look at the illegal dumping of clinical wastes in incinerators by hospitals in Great Britain and the need for tougher laws to deal with this problem. Amount of clinical waste dumped each year; Almost all hospital incinerators are operating illegally; Private contractors could be well placed to benefit from this situation if hospitals are regulated tightly. INSET: The toxic cocktail of clinical carcinogens in ash and smoke..
ACCESSION #
9205041297

 

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