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- Figure 2: The expected trend of medical and MSW waste flow durong the pandemic ([Klemes et al., 2020](https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7183989/pdf/main.pdf))
- Figure 2: The expected trend of medical and MSW waste flow during the pandemic ([Klemes et al., 2020](https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7183989/pdf/main.pdf))
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- However, the generation of medical waste increased sharply - by 370% in Hubei Province, with a high proportion of plastics.
- 20 January-31 March: The accumulated medical waste in all China was estimated as 207 kt.
- In Wuhan, medical waste increased from the normal level of 40 t/d to about a peak of 240 t/d, exceeding the maximum incineration capacity of 49 t/d.
- US data on medical waste generation missing
- US data on medical waste generation
- Stericycle the largest hauler of regulated medical waste in the US & operator of 50 medical waste treatment plants
- Stericycle CEO Cindy Miller said on May 7 that the company has seen "a small decrease" in medical waste volumes "due to the postponement of preventative care and elective surgeries and the temporary closure of smaller, independent health care practices."
- IBISWorld reports on PPE Manufacturing Statistics in the US cost ~$1,000.
- Contact Stericycle, the largest hauler of regulated medical waste in the US & operator of 50 medical waste treatment plants?
- Contact Stericycle?
- Contact MGH, through Lorena Altamirano?
- Other suggestions?
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