ETO Update. After February 28, 2010, a single chamber process is required for ethylene oxide (ETO) treatment of medical equipment and devices in hospitals and healthcare facilities. More ...
Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC). On Nov. 5, 2009 EPA promulgated revisions to the December 2008 amendments. Regulated facilities must develop and implement SPCC Plans that establish procedures and equipment requirements to help prevent oil discharges from reaching navigable waters. More...
Sustainable Healthcare. Current information and breaking news on sustainable practices, conferences/ workshops, and MLB maintained by Virginia Thompson, winner of the 2009 Federal Women's Program Heroine Award.
EPA proposes to add Hazardous Pharmaceutical Waste to Universal Waste Rule. See Fact Sheet.
Disposal of Unused Medications
—Advice for Households
This fact sheet provides guidance to private citizens on ways to safely dispose of unused medications.
Epinephrine Fact Sheet: This fact sheet provides information to assist healthcare facilities with hazardous waste determinations regarding epinephrine wastes (PO42). For Information on state rules, download PharmWaste Technologies state summary.