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Quick Guide to Medical Waste Bins

Quick Guide to Medical Waste Bins
Medical waste is all infectious or potentially infectious material produced in a medical facility. Everyone has various types of medical waste that are produced, which you can’t just throw away in the regular trash. There’s a process for proper disposal, which includes segregating the waste into their assigned containers, bags, and bins. At MedPro Disposal,…

What Is and Isn’t Considered Medical Waste?

Medical Waste Materials
Medical waste is a large concept on its own and trying to remember all the materials that falls into it can be a daunting task. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), medical waste is defined as:  Liquids or infectious materials that have the potential to release contaminants, items that have dried hazardous…

How to Select A Medical Waste Disposal Company

Medical Waste Disposal
When looking for a medical waste disposal company, it is important to consider many things to ensure that the vendor is providing the most effective, cost-efficient and safest methods of disposal. It is equally important to ask the following critical questions and address potential concerns prior to choosing a disposal company.   Reducing Medical Waste…

Pharmaceutical Waste – Why it’s Important to Dispose of it Properly

Pharmaceutical Waste
As the amount of individuals being admitted to hospitals and other healthcare facilities continues rising each year, so does the number of pharmaceutical products being prescribed or purchased over the counter. Many patients also don’t complete a course of medication because of allergic reactions or unpleasant side effects, resulting in a lot of pharmaceutical waste…

The Relationship Between Hospitals, Needles, and Disposal

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Ever since the common practice of using needles by Alexander Fleming in the early 20th century, needles and syringes have been commonly used to either administer medication or extract fluids – most commonly blood – from patients for testing. Where it stands right now, syringes and needles have become a lot safer than their past…

Laredo, Texas Medical Waste Disposal

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Texas-Specific Regulations for Proper Disposal of Medical Waste Since it became one of the official United States in the mid-1800s, people have been flocking to the great state of Texas. In fact, back in the 19th-century, the letters “G.T.T” became common shorthand for “Gone to Texas.” This was the quick way people let their families…

Alpharetta, GA – Medical Waste Disposal

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As a suburb of Atlanta, GA, Alpharetta enjoys the beauty of their scenic location with the advantages of urban access. In the center of Alpharetta is the Historic District that boasts some of the buildings that date back to the late 19th century and some even older. However, this town also includes a number of…

Warner Robins, GA – Medical Waste Disposal

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Warner Robins, Georgia is centrally located in a robust economic area of Georgia. The community boasts the option of both rural and urban amenities and within 150 miles a visitor can see seacoasts to mountains, lovely heartlands and busy metros. The area offers the beauty of the South with an abundance of natural resources and…

Johns Creek, GA – Medical Waste Disposal

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Considered to be one of the affluent Atlanta, Georgia suburbs, Johns Creek was ranked as third in the 2017 USA Today list of “50 best cities to live in”.  The beauty of the area combined with traditional southern charm has made this community a coveted location to relocate to. Johns Creek began in the early…

Roswell, GA – Medical Waste Disposal

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Nestled in the northern area of Fulton County Georgia, Roswell is bordered by the towns of Milton, Alpharetta, Johns Creek and Peachtree Corners as well as Sandy Springs. It is considered to be Georgia’s most populous city with under 100,000 people. As with so many of the southern towns, Roswell is rich in historic landmarks…
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