The MedPro Disposal Difference
Safe medical waste disposal has never been so simple and affordable. How do we keep our prices so low? By charging only for the services you need and keeping our operating costs low to pass along the savings.
Every practice is different, and we tailor a custom solution that fits your needs and budget, from our pick-up schedule to the right kinds of biohazard and sharps containers.
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It’s Easy to Get Started With MedPro Disposal
Contact MedPro Disposal for a fast, free medical waste removal quote. We’ll get to know you, discuss your needs, and settle on a number. You may be surprised at how much you can save with MedPro Disposal.
Work with MedPro Disposal to determine your first pickup date. We’ll confirm your office hours and provide convenient options for medical waste and sharps pickup.
Complete a compliance survey. After we get to know your requirements, we’ll send you a survey to identify any areas that need to be brought up to OSHA standards.
All three steps occur at no additional cost to your practice. You’re on your way to safe, affordable, compliant medical waste removal!
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Illinois Medical Waste Savings
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The “Land of Lincoln,” better known as Illinois, is the 25th largest state in the country. Illinois is an excellent transportation hub, attracting a diverse amount of businesses. The state is connected to the Great Lakes and the Illinois River, which feeds into the Mississippi River. The city of Chicago also hosts 2 nationally recognized airports which include O’Hare International Airport and Midway International Airport. The majority of the residents are located in the Chicagoland area which comprises of 10 million people. The city of Chicago is located in Cook County; it is an international hub for businesses across the country.
The great state of Illinois has a lot of events and activities to the surrounding communities. Some popular events that attract the residents include: Chicago Air and Water Show, Lollapalooza, and the Kankakee County Fair. A lot of events take place in the Chicagoland area due to the beautiful scenery and transportation accommodations. Lollapalooza is a musical festival that takes place downtown Chicago steps away from Lake Michigan. The 4-day musical festival has 8 stages and over 130 bands. This is more than just a music festival, there are delicious food and drink tents along with activities for all ages. The annual summertime Chicago Air and Water show has been attracting the community for over 50 years. The two-day event hosts demonstrations of military and civilian aircraft stunt teams. When the skies are clear this is a must see event, many gather on the great beaches Chicago has to offer.
The residents of Illinois are attracted to the state with the abundance of activities and opportunities that are presented. The state also offers some of the best healthcare for the residents in the Midwest. Chicago hosts a majority of these nationally ranked facilities including: Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Rush University Medical Center, Loyola University Medical Center. The practices are dedicated to providing the best care, although they all share one common problem. These practices produce mass amounts of medical waste every year that must be handled appropriately. Medical waste is broadly defined as any item that comes into contact with bodily fluids. Specifically, it is any solid waste that is generated in the diagnosis, treatment, or immunization of a human. It is essential these healthcare facilities have the best service to remove this dangerous waste in order to ensure the safety of their patients and surrounding communities.
MedPro Disposal Specializes in the removal process for the state of Illinois. Our business is located in Naperville, IL roughly 30 minutes outside of Chicago. We offer any array of services that are available to eliminate your medical concerns. The services we offer include: regulated medical waste disposal, pharmaceutical disposal, and OSHA compliance training.
One benefit we offer to our clients in Illinois is our ability to provide customization removal plans. We require two pieces of information in order to start the process of constructing your facilities cost-effective plan. The information includes how much medical waste is being produced and how often the waste is picked up. We provide you with a designated pick up date in order to remove your medical waste. Your healthcare facility would be provided with red-lined cardboard boxes to accumulate the waste. On your scheduled pick up date we would remove the boxes and give you additional boxes to restart the process. Here at MedPro we understand your waste accumulation may change, therefore were are very flexible in accommodating your medical need requests.
Another frequent service that is offered to our Illinois healthcare facilities includes our unique pharmaceutical mail back program. Your facility would be provided with a 2.5 gallon OTC/Rx or controlled bucket. The bucket comes equipped with a pre-paid UPS return label to ensure the disposal process is simple. The program is compliant on all state and federal levels, the bucket would collect all expired and unwanted medications. It is very important these medications do not end up in the landfills and water systems of Illinois.
MedPro Disposal also offers a great OSHA compliance program for your employees. The training is done on our online portal and is accessible virtually anywhere. Some advantages are OSHA compliance training offer include: interactive multimedia training, advanced search options, and guaranteed up-to-date OSHA guideline and regulations. The training consists of educational videos that describe the proper way to handle medical waste. After each section will be a set of short multiple choice questions to ensure your employees are retaining the information.
The benefits MedPro disposal has to offer the healthcare facilities of Illinois are phenomenal. The variety of services we offer including: regulated medical waste, pharmaceutical disposal, and OSHA compliance are all great solutions to your medical waste needs. Our abilitiy to bundle these services allow us to offer your practice substantial discounts. We look forward to providing cost-effective and reliable service to your facility.
Illinois EPA State Definitions
Classifications of Waste
What is potentially infectious medical waste (PIMW) Potentially Infectious Medical Waste (PIMW) is waste generated in connection with:
- The diagnosis, treatment (i.e., provision of medical services), or immunization of human beings or animals;
- Research pertaining to the provision of medical services; or
- The production or testing of biological waste.
Types of Wastes
- Cultures and stocks;
- Human pathological wastes;
- Human blood and blood products;
- Used sharps;
- Animal waste;
- Isolation waste;
- Unused sharps.
- 45 degrees F if stored more than 72hrs
- Cannot be stored more than 30 days regardless of temp
- Labeled as biohazard with international symbol
Full a full list download this helpful “Summary of Regulatory Requirements” .pdf from the Illinois EPA.
Illinois State Resources
Illinois EPA Headquarters
1021 North Grand Avenue East Springfield, IL 62794
Illinois Department of Health
535 West Jefferson Street Springfield, IL 62761
Chamber of Commerce
300 South Wacker Drive Chicago, IL 60606
Illinois Online Safety Compliance Portal
We strive to provide you services in Illinois that will save you money! Part of this process is to make sure you are not paying for more than you generate.
We understand the importance of saving your money without sacrificing service. MedPro will be your partner in your medical waste management program by being a low-cost provider of medical waste disposal and OSHA training services.
Medical Waste Disposal Resources
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Why Choose MedPro Disposal for Medical Waste & Sharps Disposal?
Safe, affordable, fully insured medical waste management.
Reliable disposal service from an experienced provider.
Custom waste pickup and disposal solutions
OSHA, HIPAA, DOT, and other compliance training.
Methods of Illinois Medical Waste Disposal
On-site Waste Collection
Package medical waste on-site, then leave it for collection by a medical waste disposal company.
Mailback Waste Disposal
Properly package and label the sharps, then send the biohazardous waste safely through the mail for disposal.