Friday, 14 August 2020
Commissioning of Sarangani Medical Waste Treatment Facility, to treat infectious wastes

Commissioning of Sarangani Medical Waste Treatment Facility, to treat infectious wastes

ALABEL, Sarangani (July 24, 2020) – (From left) Mary Ann Zabala, RAD Green Solutions Corporation project in-charge, Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon and Rolando Tuballes, Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Officer, inspect the newly-installed “Pyroclave Optima”, a medical waste processor that uses pyrolysis or the process of decomposing waste materials using extreme heat without direct contact with the waste materials, on July 23 at Barangay Bagacay. The “Pyroclave Optima” is part of the Sarangani Medical Waste Treatment Facility (SMWTF) which will treat infectious wastes from all the province-run hospitals in Sarangani. Tuballes said “this technology will be using thermal disinfection sa mga medical wastes from our hospitals in the province, especially katong mga infections wastes, pathological waste, pharmaceutical waste, and syringes.” (Martin Fernando Bernad Jr.-Joshua John S. Pantonial/SARANGANI PROVINCIAL INFORMATION OFFICE)

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