Biohazard Waste Disposal Guidelines

Biohazard Waste  |  October 20th, 2016

Biohazard regulated medical waste (RMW) is known as biohazardous, biomedical, infectious, sharps waste, and clinical medical waste. This waste is defined as waste containing infectious materials or potentially infectious substances such as blood. Other examples include blood products, animal waste, microbiological waste, and pathological waste.READ ARTICLE

Why Are Biohazard Waste Bags Red?

Biohazard Waste  |  October 20th, 2016

When people think of biohazard waste collection bags, they almost certainly think of a red bag with the biohazard symbol on it, and for good reason.READ ARTICLE

I Filled Up My Red Bag, Now What?

Biohazard Waste  |  October 18th, 2016

This answer actually varies state-to-state, but in this article I will be focusing on federal regulations. If you find yourself with a bio-bag full of solid infectious waste, and don’t know what to do with it, you’ve come to the right place. After tying your bag closed you have to check for a few things...READ ARTICLE

“Bio Bags” – When to Use Them

Biohazard Waste  |  October 14th, 2016

Biohazardous waste, as defined by Iowa State University, is “All biologically contaminated waste that could potentially cause harm to humans, domestic or wild animals or plants. Examples include human and animal blood, tissues, and certain body fluids, recombinant DNA, and human, animal or plant pathogens.” The short checklist you can run through your head to...READ ARTICLE

3 Simple Steps to Disposing of Biohazardous Waste

Biohazard Waste  |  October 12th, 2016

Biohazard waste is generally defined as any waste contaminated with potentially infectious agents or materials that may pose a threat to public health or the environment. The University of Tennessee provides some examples of solid biohazardous waste. While this is not an exhaustive list, it should give you a general idea of what biohazardous waste...READ ARTICLE