Hospitals and clinics are unique in that they have their own form of waste material that cannot be disposed of by regular means. You cannot simply dump medical waste into your regular rubbish collection, as it is often quite contagious due to its origin in a hospital. In the same way, clinics and other smaller medical centres also have to organise a special collection and disposal service to ensure they do not infect anyone with the waste they produce.
Asbestos is rightly classed as a hazardous material. The adverse effects of exposure to this hazardous material are well known. On account of all the potential risks, the handling of asbestos, including asbestos disposal, requires great care and careful attention.
Concerning asbestos disposal, here are a few dos and don'ts to bear in mind. It makes no difference whether it is domestic or commercial asbestos waste.
1. Do Not Use Everyday Bins