Infectious Waste Treatment and Disposal Alternatives

  • Lawrence G. Doucet


Infectious waste management and disposal issues are of prominent national concern. Widely reported illegal disposal incidences and beach washups over the last few years have stirred public fears and anger. Politicians and legislators have responded by enacting stringent legislation for the management, manifesting and disposal of infectious waste.


Rotary Kiln Waste Heat Recovery Incineration Facility Infectious Waste Autoclave System 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Lawrence G. Doucet
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  1. 1.Doucet and Mainka, P.C.PeekskillUSA

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