Practical guidelines for the handling, storage and disposal of COVID-19 infected wastes, including personnel protective equipment

This document can also be found on the Official website of the UN informal Interagency Task Team on Sustainable Procurement in the Health Sector (SPHS) website at
This guideline provides practical advice on how to safely handle, store and properly dispose of COVID-19 infected wastes from healthcare facilities, to prevent cross contamination.
This resource is part of a Collection of similar guidelines entitled "Guidance and policies on waste management during the COVID-19 pandemic", and it is included in the series of Collections supporting response to Covid-19 outbreak. Collections are monitored daily and new content is added.