Should home birth linens be placed in hazardous waste bin?

Yes. Any materials that have come into contact with blood or other body fluids should be disposed of properly and safely.
BIRTH LINENS. If a pregnant mother delivers at home, the linens are just blood and after birth soaks ( meconium) that are not contagious and can be washed and ironed.They should not be thrown out to a hazardous waste bin. However, if the postpartum materials came from somebody with contagious illness, go ahead throw all of them to the bin.