ECOLOGICAL AND ECONOMICALLY OPTIMAL MANAGEMENT OF WASTE FROM HEALTHCARE FACILITIES
 
 
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Department of Safety, Process Engineering and Ecology, Mechanical Faculty, Lublin University of Technology, Nadbystrzycka 36, 20-618 Lublin, Poland
Publish date: 2013-04-15
 
J. Ecol. Eng. 2013; 14(2):43–48
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Modern healthcare facilities generate more and more waste, and their management is a significant constitutes a significant cost of their functioning. The undertakings aimed at lowering the costs of expenses in waste management may have a positive influence on budgetary accounts in the institutions rendering health care services. On the example of a hospital in Lublin the costs of waste management and the possibilities to lower these costs by intensifying segregation procedures were presented. Moreover, the article presents the influence of specific waste neutralisation on the costs of waste management.