Waste Management

 Military Item Disposal Instructions

Last Updated: June 27, 2023
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​​​The Military Item Disposal Instruction (MIDI) system provides methods of destruction for the disposal of hazardous and non-hazardous items generated within the Department of Defense (DoD).  The MIDI system aids the preventive medicine officer and the logistician in proper disposal of outdated or excess medical and non-medical items. 

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Click the above image to access the database.

To use the MIDI database you need to enter at least an NSN or a noun.  Click View Report to execute the search.

  • Once the report runs you may sort on any of the columns by clicking on the arrows (up/down = ascending/descending).
  • The Disposal Code column contains a hyperlink to the disposal information for the selected record.
  • Click the "Go to listing" link at any time to return to listing section of the report.
  • You may export the results to another format to save on your local computer by using the "Select a format" dropdown, then clicking the Export link.

If you have any questions please send e-mail to:  dha.apg.pub-health-a.mbx.midi@health.mil​