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Safe medical waste collection has never been so simple and affordable. How do we keep our prices so low?
By charging only for the services you need.

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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Ohio Locations Serviced

We offer biohazard and medical waste disposal services throughout Ohio, including: Cincinnati, Akron, Columbus, Cleveland and Westerville.

It’s Easy to Get Started With MedPro Disposal.

  • Contact MedPro 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.
  • Work with MedPro 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.
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All three steps occur at no additional cost to your practice.
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Ohio Medical Waste Savings

Practice TypeZip CodeProjected Annual Savings
Health Care Clinic44203$6,149
Dermatology44122$4,692
Family Medical Center45601$7,080
General Practice45236$7,100
Women’s Health45242$2,156
Halfway House45206$23,430

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Ohio Medical and Biohazardous Waste Disposal

Ohio is a place to aim for the stars and shoot for the moon. It’s a land that produces inventors, innovators, and space explorers. It’s the place where the woman who Abraham Lincoln credited for sparking the Civil War resided, and the place eight presidents came from.

Ohio is where sports legends like LeBron James come from and where Hollywood stars like Halle Berry are born. It is home to two professional football and baseball teams and one of each professional basketball, hockey and soccer teams.

Ohio borders Lake Erie to the north and the Ohio River, the largest tributary of the Mississippi, to the south. It houses two of the Midwest’s top 10 largest cities and is ranked seventh in the country for largest population.

Ohio is simply a place of important people, places and things.

Who Comes From Ohio?

Thomas Edison: One of America’s most famous inventors, Thomas Edison, was born in Milan, Ohio in 1847. He would go on to invent the telegraph and the light bulb among a myriad of other things. By the end of his life, he had been awarded 1,093 total patents.

Harriet Beecher Stowe: Legend has it Abraham Lincoln recognized Harriet Beecher Stowe as the woman who wrote the novel that triggered the Civil War. Though she penned many books, she was most famous for her huge success with anti-slavery novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin that earned her the compliment from Lincoln. She resided and raised her large family in Cincinnati from 1832 to the 1850’s. Her home is now open to the public for tours.

Neil Armstrong: The first man to step foot on the moon was born and raised in Ohio, moving all over the state during his lifetime. But Neil Armstrong wasn’t the only astronaut to call Ohio home. James Lovell Jr., who flew on Gemini 7 and 12, and Apollo 8 and 13, was from Ohio. So was John Glenn, the first American to orbit the Earth.

Stephen Spielberg: One of Hollywood’s most famous directors, Stephen Spielberg was born in Ohio. He created Jaws, E.T. and Jurassic Park, along with Star Wars and Indian Jones Films. He won awards for Schindler’s List and Saving Private Ryan. His experience spans from cartoons to epic sagas to science fiction trilogies. Today his estimated net worth is more than $3 billion.

Presidents: Eight of the men who held the most powerful position in the land came from Ohio. They included: William Henry Harrison, Ulysses S. Grant, Rutherford B. Hayes, James A Garfield, Benjamin Harrison, William McKinley, William Howard Taft and Warren G. Harding.

Medical Accolades: If it’s not enough to excel in science, politics, entertainment, and even space exploration, Ohio also excels in medicine. In 2015, Cleveland Clinic was ranked fifth best hospital in the nation, following Massachusetts General Hospital, the Mayo Clinic, Johns Hopkins and UCLA Medical Center. It ranked number one in the nation for cardiology and heart surgery, number 2 in the nation for Gastroenterology and GI surgery, nephrology and urology. In total, the facility is ranked in 20 adult specialties and 10 pediatric specialties.

The College of Medicine at Ohio State University ranks in the top 50 best medical schools for both research and primary care, as decided by U.S. News and World Report. Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland and the University of Cincinnati Academic Health Center are also held in high regard among medical schools.

In 2012, health care researchers and firms in the Cleveland metro-area nabbed more money in investments than any of its big-city Midwestern neighbors including Chicago and Minneapolis, almost doubling the investments that were applied the year before, according to an annual BioEnterprise report.

Who Does the Dirty Work?

Ohio has a reputation to protect when it comes to their healthcare industry. Top doctors, hospitals and researchers are held to the highest standard, as they should be. But some aspects of the medical industry are less appealing than performing surgery or searching for a cure for cancer. Aspects like deciding how to handle medical waste disposal.

That’s where MedPro Disposal comes in.

Medical waste disposal and biohazardous waste disposal in Ohio is regulated by the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency. This is the group that decides how medical waste can be stored, transported and finally destroyed.

Rules and regulations vary between the size of the medical practice, the amount of waste generated and the type of waste that is generated.

MedPro Disposal makes navigating those rules easy. They ensure their customers stay compliant with the law, protecting both the environment and the people who may come into contact with the infectious material.

How Does MedPro Disposal Work?

When a customer signs up with MedPro Disposal, they are treated with the highest standards of customer satisfaction. Each client chooses a customized pick-up plan based on their specific needs. MedPro Disposal is able to accommodate the largest and smallest facilities in all types of medical fields. An affordable pricing plan is developed based on the pick-up schedule.

MedPro Disposal then provides the client with the specific disposal containers required for their specific types of waste. Then all the customer has to do is make sure to toss their trash in the designated receptacles and a MedPro Disposal driver handles the rest.

What Does MedPro Disposal Take?

  • Pathological waste like human tissue and organs
  • Human and animal blood
  • Body fluids that cannot be flushed into the sewer system
  • Animal carcasses and waste
  • Paper, plastic and other materials that touch blood or pathological waste
  • Laboratory dishes, tools and materials used for cultures and stocks
  • Broken glass, sharps, needles and IV’s
  • Anything that fits into medical or biohazardous waste categories
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Where Does MedPro Disposal Operate?

MedPro Disposal has loyal customers all over the country, operating in 44 of the 50 states. Most specifically in Ohio, MedPro Disposal services Akron, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus and Westerville.

Ohio EPA State Definitions

Classifications of Waste

“Infectious wastes” means any wastes or combination of wastes that include cultures and stocks of infectious agents and associated biologicals, human blood and blood products, and substances that were or are likely to have been exposed to or contaminated with or are likely to transmit an infectious agent or zoonotic agent.

Types of Wastes

(a) Laboratory wastes; (b) Pathological wastes, including human and animal tissues, organs, body parts, and body fluids and excreta that are contaminated with or are likely to be contaminated with infectious agents or zoonotic agents; (c) Animal blood and blood products; (d) Animal carcasses and parts; (e) Waste materials from the rooms of humans, or the enclosures of animals, that have been isolated because of diagnosed communicable disease that are likely to transmit infectious agents. Also included are waste materials from the rooms of patients who have been placed on blood and body fluid precautions under the universal precaution system established by the “Centers for Disease Control” in the public health service of the United States department of health and human services, if specific wastes generated under the universal precautions system have been identified as infectious wastes by rules referred to in paragraph (I)(6)(g) of this rule; (f) Sharp wastes used in the treatment, diagnosis, or inoculation of human beings or animals

Storage Requirements

The integrity of the packaging must be maintained. There are no time limits regarding infectious waste storage, however, infectious waste must remain in a non-putrescent state. You must also maintain infectious waste in a manner that prevents it from becoming a food source or breeding ground for animals or insects. Infectious waste storage areas must be marked with a sign that states “warning: infectious waste” and/or displays the international biohazard symbol, or lock the storage area.

Ohio State Resources

The Ohio State Medical Association

Columbus, Ohio
https://www.osma.org/
3401 Mill Run Drive
Columbus, OH 43026
(614) 527-6762

Ohio Chamber of Commerce

Columbus, Ohio
http://www.ohiochamber.com/mx/hm.asp?id=home
230 E Town Street
Columbus, OH 43215
(614) 228-4201

Ohio Department of Health

Columbus, Ohio
http://www.odh.ohio.gov/
246 N High Street
Columbus, OH 43215
(614) 466-3543

Ohio Little-Known Facts

The first ambulance service incorporated in America was established in Cincinnati in 1865, not long after in 1914 Cleveland introduced the first traffic light.

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Methods of Ohio 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.

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