Waste Audits

In a growing number of jurisdictions, waste audits are either recommended or mandatory. For example, establishments within Ontario’s Industrial, Commercial and Institutional sectors (IC&I) must comply with Ontario Regulation 102/94 which requires them to both perform a waste audit and develop a waste reduction work plan. Conducting a waste audit will show you how wasteful your organisation is,how well various waste streams are separated (such as paper, plastic and metal recycling, biomedical, organics, landfill), and the degree to which each may be cross-contaminated. Having the audit results by waste commodity will help you further understand how your organisation purchases and uses products and materials, including the rationale for their choices.



Pre-Acceptance Healthcare Waste Self-Audit Tool

Hospital Waste Audit Manual

Waste Audits Canada



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