Waste Disposal by Veterinary Practices: What Goes Where?

Clinical Resources Clinical Resources
Definitions Definitions
Federal Regulation Federal Regulation
State Regulation State Regulation
AVMA Policies AVMA Policies

Knowing how to properly dispose of waste generated by your practice is essential to protect the health of people, animals, and ecosystems.  Keeping up with all the rules, regulations, and changes can be difficult at times; but for this reason, the AVMA has gathered the following information and resources into one location to make the process easier for its members.

Each of the gears to the right represents a category within the overarching, complicated workings of waste disposal.  Clinical Resources contains the greatest amount of information and is only accessible by AVMA members.  It provides detailed information on a wide range of administrative, clinical, and regulatory aspects of waste disposal relevant to veterinary practices.