Medical/hospital waste is considered a bio hazard due to the potential of the spread of harmful diseases. Particularly in cities, if the situation goes out of control, it could become a major incident causing environmental and health risks. This is why it is extremely important to manage medical waste and the responsibility for the same falls to the hospitals that have a set process to separate different types of waste. Separation of waste is important as different types of waste need to be treated differently. For instance, pharmaceutical waste requires higher temperatures to ensure complete destruction.