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{Past Event} - Healthier Hospitals Initiative: Special Concerns in Recycling Hospital Waste

March 28, 2013 - 2:00 pm - March 28, 2013 - 3:00 pm -- Eastern Standard Time


This presentation covers the following special areas:  HIPPA, confidential paper recycling, bin size issues, fire codes, OR & procedure room recycling, pill bottles, labels, needles, medical products, plastics, education, hazardous waste, electronic waste, reusable waste, cafeterias.  


  • Discover what materials other hospitals are recycling.
  • Discover which recycled materials have special concerns.
  • Learn how to manage those special concerns.
  • Learn about targeted education techniques.


Christine von Kolnitz Cooley, Sustainability Manager, Medical University of South Carolina 

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