Option Waste Category Treatment and Disposal
Category No. 1 Human Anatomical Waste (Human tissues, organs, body parts) Incineration(1) /deep burial
Category No. 2 Animal Waste(Animal tissue, organs, body parts carcasses, bleeding parts, fluid, blood and experimental animals used in research, waste generated by Veterinary hospitals colleges, discharge from hospitals, animal houses) Incineration(1)/deep burial(2)
Category No. 3 Microbiology and Biotechnology Waste(Wastes from laboratory cultures, stocks or specimens of microorganisms live or Attenuated vaccines, human and animal cell culture used in research and infectious agents from research and industrial laboratories, wastes from production of biological, toxins, Dishes and devices used for transfer of cultures) Local autoclaving/micro- waving/incineration(3)
Category No. 4 Waste Sharps (Needles, syringes,scalpels, blades, glass, etc., that may cause puncture and cuts. This includes both used and unused sharps) Disinfections /chemical Treatment (3) /auto craving/
Micro-waving and Mutilation/shredding (4)
Category No. 5 Discarded Medicines and Cytotoxic drugs (wastes comprising of outdated,
contaminated and discarded medicines)
Incineration(1) /destruction and drugs disposal in secured landfills
Category No.6 Solid Waste Incineration(1) autoclaving/
micro waving
Category No.7 Solid Waste(Wastes generated from disposable items other than the waste sharps such as tubing, catheters, intravenous sets etc.) Disinfections by chemical treatment (3) / autoclaving/ micro waving and Mutilation/shredding (4)
Category No.8 Liquid Waste(Waste generated from laboratory and washing, cleaning, housekeeping and disinfecting activities) Disinfection by chemical Treatment (3) and discharge into drains.
Category No.9 Incineration Ash(Ash from incineration of any biomedical waste) Disposal in municipal landfill
Category No.10 Chemical Waste Chemical Waste treatment & discharge into the drains for liquids & Secured landfills for solids