Medical waste include
sharps and waste that has been contaminated with body fluid, and
microbiological cultures. This type of waste must be placed in special medical
waste bags, managed, hauled and disposed of by a licensed medical waste hauler
for your state.
Chemotherapy waste includes
trace chemotherapy drugs, their containers (vials, bottles, other packaging)
and items contaminated with chemotherapy drugs, such as IV bags and tubing,
syringes, gowns, gloves, sheets, and pads.
Pathological waste consists of recognizable human derived tissues, organs and body parts as well as vertebrate animal derived tissues, organs, and body parts. This excludes teeth and contiguous cultures of bone and gum; body fluids removed during surgery, autopsy, or other medical procedures; specimens of body fluids and their containers; and discarded materials saturated with body fluids other than urine.
Pharmaceuticals include, but are not limited to, prescription and over-the-counter medications, veterinary medications and nutritional supplements.
Hazardous waste is waste that is dangerous or potentially harmful to our health or the environment. Hazardous wastes can be liquids, solids, gases, or sludges. They can be discarded commercial products, like cleaning fluids or pesticides, or the by-products of manufacturing processes.
Solid waste, commonly known as trash or garbage, is a waste type consisting of everyday items that are discarded by the public. Examples of solid waste include food wastes, yard wastes, and demolition or construction debris.
Universal wastes are hazardous wastes that are more common and pose a lower risk to people and the environment than other hazardous wastes. Examples include batteries, fluorescent bulbs, and thermostats.
MWM is capable of providing highly trained Sharps Technicians to work throughout your facility to identify and replace full sharps containers in each individual room. We can also recycle waste from sharps containers to recover plastics and metals.
Whether it’s a one-time clean-out or ongoing daily, weekly, monthly, or even yearly service, Medical Waste Management is here to assist you in destroying documents safely, securely and conveniently. We offer both on-site and off-site paper shredding services. All shredded material is recycled.
Compliance Solutions consists of safety trainings for your employees, such as Blood Borne Pathogens, HIPAA, & DOT, thousands of accessible MSDS/SDSs, ICD-10, federal regulations, online manifest management, safety plan builders, and much more.
Reduce costs, increase efficiencies, and most importantly focus on your core business responsibilities. Medical Waste Management can help create and manage recycling programs to address most waste streams in the business place.
A waste audit is an analysis of your facility's waste stream. It can identify what types of recyclable materials and waste your facility generates and how much of each category is recovered for recycling or discarded.