Guidance

Management and disposal of healthcare waste (HTM 07-01)

Health Technical Memorandum (HTM) 07-01 is a guide for those involved in the management and disposal of healthcare waste.

Documents

Health Technical Memorandum 07-01: Safe management of healthcare waste

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Details

HTM 07-01 provides guidance on the safe management and disposal of healthcare waste.

As well as detailing the environmental benefits of the safe management and disposal of healthcare waste, HTM 07-01 also presents opportunities for cost savings, safer working practices and reducing carbon emissions related to the management of waste.

Published 20 March 2013