The basic tasks of ecologistics concern such activities as : the collection, segregation, transport, disposal in chosen places and processing of waste. Ecologistics regarding waste processing in Poland faces the necessity to open to new technologies of recovery and recycling of raw materials. This will effectively influence state waste policy, contributing to efficient waste management, recognizing it as a valuable source of raw materials.
This paper focuses on the risk for medical waste management system in terms an outbreak of pandemic disease.It analyzes the most important properties of infectious medical waste and recognizes the main risks. In addition, an attempt was made to identify the key linkages between the increasing the number of cases and risks associated with infectious medical waste stream