Colour cord for bins or bags Kinds of waste Example
Yellow Infectious waste

All specimens, cultures, autopsies and biopsies, blood and body

fluid contaminated materials, body parts, IV sets, dialysis equipments,

disposable towels, gowns aprons, gloves and laboratory coats

Black General waste Mixed waste type foods reduse, paper parts, linen parts and others
Red Glass waste Glass bottles and pieces, uncontaminated drink bottles
Blue Paper waste Uncontaminated paper cardboard and office statioary
Orange Plastic waste

Uncontaminated plastic medicine bottles, saline bottles without

IV sets plastic drink bottles and plastic bags

Green Biodegradable waste Garden, Kitchen, Foods waste witch are non infected
Yellow with red strips Sharp waste Needles, scalpel and impulse