The main body text: Disposal of Agar plates: After reading your procedure on making agar plates, I found that the procedure was unable to give me any specific information on the disposal of used plates with live cultures. This issue came up after a discussion with some of my colleagues on safe use and disposal of agar plates with live cultures, so we looked up the Science Assist website. This request is not urgent,
The main body text: Sharps container disposal: Hi. I just want to know where we should dispose our full sharps container. Do we just have to secure the lid and make sure it's tight and sealed and then put it in the general bin or do we have to go to the nearest hospital and put it in their hazardous bins? Thank you.