Governing Law and Regulations
Missouri Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Division of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Solid Waste Management Program
Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS)
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 7
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Missouri's infectious (medical) waste regulations apply to generators, transporters, and owners and operators of treatment facilities and address requirements related to packaging, labeling, fees, transport, disposal and treatment of infectious waste.
Note that in addition to the requirements discussed in this section, counties or municipalities may have additional requirements for the management of infectious waste. Contact your county and city ...