Hospital Best Management Practices

Following Best Management Practices (BMPs) help hospitals protect their employees and the air, land and water of Washington State.

The Hospital Waste BMP guide contains:

The BMP guide was developed as part of Ecology’s Mercury Chemical Action Plan with support from the Spokane Aquifer Joint Board, due to the Board’s concerns that improper management and disposal of waste could negatively impact the aquifer.

Ecology Publication: Best Management Practices for Hospital Waste Pub# 05-04-013