According to the new biomedical Waste disposal guidelines, What type of wastes are disposed in the dustbin shown below?
A. Infectious plastic wastes
C. Animal waste
D. Human anatomical waste
Answer- A. Infectious plastic wastes
- Infectious or contaminated waste is a recyclable waste and should be disposed in red colored dustbin according to new guidelines.
- Red – Contaminated waste (Recyclable): tubing, bottles, lV tubes & sets, catheters, urine bags, syringes (without needles), vaccutainers with their needles cut & gloves.
- Red colored non-chlorinated plastic bags or containers
- Treatment- Autoclaving or microwaving or hydroclaving followed by shredding or mutilation or combination of sterilization & shredding. Plastic wastes should not be sent to landfill sites.