Biohazard Waste

      BHsymbol   BIOHAZARD WASTE    Mediwaste Container

Biohazardous waste, also called infectious waste or biomedical waste, is any waste containing infectious materials or potentially infectious substances. If liquid this waste can be disposed to the sanitary sewer or sent to a biohazard waste disposal company. Biohazardous wastes are handled in accordance with the UNMC and Nebraska Medicine Biosafety Policies and Procedures. 

    Video tutorial on how to install the red bags in the new Mediwaste red biohazard waste bins.



If you have questions regarding Biohazard Waste Disposal, please contact Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) at (402) 559-6356 or

Additional bins can be requested from Environmental Services (EVS) at (402) 559-4073.