Medical Waste

The North Carolina Medical Waste Management rules regulate the packaging, storage, transportation, treatment, and disposal of medical waste.  The medical waste management rules are located at NCAC, Title 15A, Chapter 13, Subchapter B.  The medical waste management rules regulate non-hazardous solid waste.

Medical waste is subject to the requirements for solid waste found in the Solid Waste Rules, Laws, and Regulations.  The North Carolina Medical Waste Management rules are administered by the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality, Division of Waste Management - Solid Waste Section.

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