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Southern Downs Regional Hospital Waste Project Phase I Data set

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This data set includes qualitative data (interview transcripts) with staff working in a rural Queensland hospital and quantitative data (waste audits and carbon emissions calculations) at this hospital.

This study identified opportunities for hospital-wide recycling which would reduce carbon emissions, waste collection fees, and landfill volume.

Geographical area of data collection

Southern Downs, Queensland
152.492637,-27.936598 151.350805,-27.936598 151.350805,-29.067971 152.492637,-29.067971 152.492637,-27.936598

Research areas

Pharmaceutical waste
Hospital waste
Clinical waste streams
Waste disposal
Public health not elsewhere classified

Cite this collection

Singleton, Judith; (2023): Southern Downs Regional Hospital Waste Project Phase I Data set. Queensland University of Technology. (Dataset) https://doi.org/10.25912/RDF_1694396825064

Partner institution

Queensland Health https://www.health.qld.gov.au/

Data file types

The .zip file contains: 7 interview transcripts & 1 Pharmaceutical Waste Bin Audits document [Microsoft Word documents (.doc)] and 1 Waste streams and Weight generated [Microsoft Excel spreadsheet (.xlsx)]


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© Queensland University of Technology, 2023

Dates of data collection

From 2023-06-02 to 2023-08-31


Name: Dr Judith Singleton
Phone: 0418741264


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Published - Open Access