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Hospital Waste Incineration in Thailand- Case Study

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Casehospital-Thailand.pdf
File Size:509.86 kB
Type:Reduce
Sub Region:South Asia
Focus Area:Medical Waste
Document Type:Case studies
Useful Link: The Waste Incineration Research Center (WIRC) - King Mongkut's Institute of Technology North Bangkok
Date:28-Jun-2014
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The disposal of hospital waste needs special treatment. One of the methods used in Thailand is incineration. The incinerators currently used are either imported or built in Thailand and have operating problems leading to the emission of air pollution, effecting the environment. Research and development on hospital waste incineration technologies offer solutions to these problems, in terms of technology, cost and efficiency, and easing of incineration operation. In this study, four cases on incinerators of different technologies, sizes and operating conditions are studied.

 

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C&DWtE, Plastic, Medical Waste, E-Waste, Solid Waste, Food Waste, Waste & Climate                                                                       

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