Governing Law and Regulations
Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) Land Management Administration
Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH)
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Maryland refers to its medical waste as "special medical waste," which it considers both a solid waste and a "controlled hazardous substance." The state's medical waste regulations include manifest and recordkeeping requirements for generators and transporters.
Hospital, medical, and infectious ...