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Hospital Waste Management in the Philippines

Posted on 23 September 2010 by Anonymous

This study was designed to understand and document the waste management practices especially for toxic and hazardous waste in the health care sector. Specifically, it contains two case studies of tertiary hospitals in Metro Manila. These case studies were undertaken for the purpose of identifying the materials waste flow of recyclable materials from the hospitals through intermediate handlers and to small and microenterprises that recycle these toxic and hazardous hospital wastes.