The City of San Pedro del Pinatar, following the recommendations of the health authorities, and to guarantee the protection of operators and extend the guarantees in the process of eliminating waste from homes and establishments with the presence of people infected by coronavirus, recommends depositing trash and waste only in the green container, inside plastic bags with airtight closure, and stop recycling as well as take out the garbage from 20.00 to avoid risks and that the waste is as little time as possible on the street
Thus, the process will be carried out in three phases: The waste and disposable material used by the patient will be deposited in an airtight plastic bag in a dustbin, preferably with a lid and opening pedal, located in the room where the patient is isolated. .
Then, this bag should be closed properly and put it in another hermetic plastic bag that will be located next to the exit of the room.
The caregiver will get rid of it by taking all self-protection measures (glasses, masks, gloves) and closing it tightly.
Finally, this bag will be introduced with the rest of the domestic waste and will be deposited in the green container.
All of this waste will be taken directly to the landfill.
Remember that it is extremely important to take extreme measures of hand hygiene, with soap and water, for 40 to 60 seconds.
The City Council began this week with the daily disinfection of the containers to avoid the risk of contagion, as well as the cleaning of the public thoroughfare, the most central areas and the proximity to opening establishments allowed in the alarm decree, and nursing homes, to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Source: Ayuntamiento de San Pedro del Pinatar