Household bandages and wound dressings

  1. To prevent accidental exposure, soiled bandages, wound dressings, garments and linens should be placed in securely fastened plastic trash bags.
  • Larger items should be sealed in sheet plastic with strong tape.
  • Make sure the outside of the bag or plastic wrap is free of visible contamination.
  1. Store packaged waste away from pets and children.
  2. Put the packaged waste in your regular trash on the day your trash is picked up or taken to the landfill.