You can dispose of “General Healthcare Medical Waste” in your regular garbage. Double bag and place these items in your regular garbage — never put home healthcare waste in your recycle bin!
Here are some examples of general healthcare medical waste:
- IV bags and tubing
- Tubing, filters, disposable towels & sheets
- Colostomy bags
- Disposable pads, gowns, gloves, masks, and aprons
- Gastric and nasal tubes
- Soiled dressing and incontinence products