Posted on May 16, 2016

The city of Cary North Carolina is the third largest city in the Research Triangle metropolitan area. The triangle is an eight county region between the cities of Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill and given the name because of the three major research universities that inhabit the space; Duke University, North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Cary offers its residents and visitors many opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors. The Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve covers 140 acres of land and is populated by Hemlock trees and other vegetation more accustomed to the Appalachian Mountains. Alternatively, Cary hosts the Fred G. Bond Metropolitan Park that offers lots of recreational and athletic fields and even a lake.

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Keeping these parks pristine and healthy in the present is key to ensuring residents and visitors will be enjoying them for years to come. Everyone can play a role by ensuring their waste is being disposed of properly and safely.

The Town of Cary maintains their parks and grounds through their public works department. They have a strong conservation friendly culture that provides a lot of responsible disposal options. They offer a weekly garbage collection and bi-weekly recycling service for residents. But what about items that can’t be thrown in the recycling or put in a landfill?

Household hazardous waste materials are items that should not be disposed of in landfills as they have potential to lead to the contamination of the environment. These are items that may contain batteries, paints, gases, acids or other caustic materials.

Luckily, Cary residents can take their household hazardous waste to the Wake County HHW Collection Center where these items can be properly disposed of.  Visit their site to see the list of items they accept.

Some wastes such as medical, bio hazardous, or materials such as needles and syringes need to be disposed through a certified medical waste disposal service. These are items that have come in contact with bodily fluids and could potentially lead to injury of waste haulers, spread disease, or contaminate the environment. This type of waste needs to be treated with chemicals, incinerated, or through an autoclave.  MedPro Waste Disposal can provide residents and businesses of Cary the solutions to all their medical waste disposal needs.

MedPro will cover the pickup, transport, treatment and disposal of all your medical waste and bio hazardous wastes. They will send a FDA certified container where the waste can be held and will come pick it up and send you a new container if need be. They offer an automatic replenishment service for generators that don’t want to go through the inconvenience of ordering a new container every time as well.

Our Arsenal of Medical Waste Disposal Services:

  • Medical Waste Disposal
  • Biological Waste Disposal
  • Compliance/OSHA Training
  • Sharps Disposal
  • Sharps/Pharmaceutical Mailback Programs

MedPro offers solutions to save clients 30% on medical waste disposal. Additionally, if you are a resident and have medical waste such as sharps (needles, syringes lancets) or unused drugs, MedPro now provides a mail-back program where a certified container will be shipped to your residency with a pre-paid shipping sticker. Once the container is full it can be sent back without the hassle of locating a take-back location or having your medical waste accumulate unsafely over time.

For more information on how MedPro can facilitate your  medical waste disposal in Cary, North Carolina, check out our services page. If you have any additional questions please comment below as well.