Nursing homes provide a very different type of care than acute-care hospitals. However, one thing that both types of facilities have in common is that both generate medical waste. While the typical nursing home may generate less regulated waste than hospitals do, nursing home medical waste is covered by the same state and federal regulations on handling that waste. So what do you need to know to help ensure your facility stays on the right side of those regulations? Here, we’ll go over some of the more important points of compliant nursing home waste management.