Why is it important to keep sharps out of our municipal solid waste stream? Watch this clip
Costa visits the Waste Treatment Facility in Eastern Creek, Sydney, the largest alternative waste treatment facility in the Southern Hemisphere. Here, up to 1,000 tons of waste is treated daily. The first stage in the treatment process, the pre sort stage, involves manually removing hazardous and incompatible materials. This is why it is critical to provide community sharps disposal services to the community.