The Clean Image of Medical Waste
"Green Blue White" Vol. 29
Tzvi Levinson & Tal Tzafrir, Adv.
Medical institutions in Israel are exempt from the general provisions governing the environmental impacts of businesses. Only recently have the waste streams of medical institutions been regulated under the People's Health Regulations (Waste Treatment in Medical Institutions) 1997. This article describes the provisions governing the disposal practices apllicable to each of the 4 types of waste identified by the Regulations: Ordinary waste; Infectious waste; Hazardous Medical waste; and biological remains.