E3S Web Conf.
Volume 148, 2020The 6th Environmental Technology and Management Conference (ETMC) in conjunction with The 12th AUN/SEED-Net Regional Conference on Environmental Engineering (RC EnvE) 2019
|Number of page(s)||3|
|Section||Green Cities, Eco Industries, and Sustainable Infrastructure|
|Published online||05 February 2020|
Solid Waste Generation from Healthcare Facilities in Surabaya City Indonesia
1 Doctoral Student, Environmental Engineering Department, Institut Teknologi Bandung, Bandung, Indonesia
2 Environmental Engineering Department, Institut Teknologi Bandung, Bandung, Indonesia
* Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
This research objective is to obtain information on solid waste generated by clinics, community health centers and hospitals in Surabaya and its treatment. The waste generation information in each health facilities is acquired by 5 day-sampling, while survey by questionnaire was performed to know how they manage their waste as well as to get information on the number of beds and patients. The solid waste consists of medical and non-medical/general waste. The medical waste generation is 163,9 tons/month where 97,1% of it (158 tons/month) comes from hospitals. Community health centers and clinics contribute 1,1 tons/month and 3,5 tons/month, respectively. Only 29,6% of hospitals medical waste was treated with onsite incinerators. As much as 66% of hospitals medical waste was not had incinerators, community health centers and clinics 0,7% and 0,6% of the waste is treated with incinerator by third parties. Hospitals medical waste from used packaging (1%) can be reused, while the treatment of 1,5% medical waste from clinics is unknown. Non-medical waste generation is 431 tona/month, where 99,2% of it 427,5 tons/month comes from hospitals. Community health centers and clinics generate 1,4 ton/month and 2,1 ton/month non-medical waste, respectively.
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