COVID-19: Recommendations for the Management of Solid Waste, 11 May 2020

Recomendaciones para la gestión de residuos sólidos

This technical note presents recommendations for handling solid waste correctly to minimize possible secondary impacts on health and the environment. The note covers safe management measures for personnel, transportation of common waste, final disposal services of waste, special considerations for the handling of waste from health facilities to be treated outside the facility, and waste management in homes.