Healthcare facility definitions
The following chart, excerpted from the above guidance, will help those providing healthcare in residential situations to determine whether the waste is regulated as household or business waste.
|Summary of Definitions|
|Community-based residential facility||Business|
|Residential care apartment complex||Household
Exception: Residential care apartment complexes that purchase, store, distribute or otherwise centrally manage wastes (such as medications) on behalf of tenants are considered businesses, regardless of the number of tenants/units.
|Adult family home||Household|
|Hospice care||In-patient: Business|
|In-other-facility: See above for each represented facility|