Wednesday, August 21, 2019

When Interests Peak

Today is my first day of my Environmental Health class in graduate school. What that exactly entails, I don't know, but I am a bit excited. I didn't think about what I would want to focus on prior to coming in today, but now I think I know.

I want to focus on hospital waste. What is hospital waste? Well, that is what we will work to find out. I think of blood tubes, catheter tips, needles, biohazard waste and many other things. I started wondering where do these items go after they leave the hospital. How are they being disposed of? Is is safe, is it environmentally friendly? My interest is peaked and now I really want to know.


  1. Hi Kera! Looking forward to working in a group with you this semester!

  2. Hey Kera! I like your idea of researching more about medical waste. I am curious myself how the biohazard waste is handled.

  3. Hi Kera! those are very good questions about waste disposal - I hope you get some resources to answer your questions! Will follow throughout the semester!


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