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February , 2015
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Biomedical waste mixes freely with general waste in Madurai

Source: The Economic Times, Date: February , 2015

Against government guidelines, biomedical waste continues to be dumped in open places in the city. Hazardous biomedical waste can be found like household garbage on roadsides, posing danger to human beings and the environment. On Ring Road, biomedical waste is joining the heaps of household garbage, solid waste and poultry and meat waste that usually line the stretch. The medical waste dumped on the roadside becomes accessible to rag pickers and children playing nearby.

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http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/environment/pollution/biomedical-waste-mixes-freely-with-general-waste-in-madurai/articleshow/46257480.cms

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