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Medical Waste in Nursing Homes – How Can You Manage it?

According to the demographic statistics of the United States, close to 70 million Americans will be 65 years or older by the year 2030! With this expected boom in nursing home care, healthcare professionals are constantly facing new challenges and must make decisions daily that better the health of current patients while also accommodating future…

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Medical Waste Disposal for Veterinary Clinics

Vet clinics can be busy and hectic places; not to mention the emotions that are sometimes felt and shared if treatments, illnesses, or deaths are involved. With the potential for such chaos to occur, it is of even greater importance to ensure your vet team does not forget about the safe handling of medical waste….

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The Ways in Which Dental Amalgam Can Harm the Environment

Dental amalgams are fillings that contain a variety of different metals such as silver and mercury.  When these metals are joined together for a specific dental purpose, they will not harm the human body; the issue, however, is that left-over amalgams could be harmful to the environment. In fact, amalgams must be disposed of safely to…

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Are You Partnering with the Right Medical Waste Disposal Service?

Medical waste isn’t exactly on everyone’s mind, and it’s not the most exciting of topics to discuss; with that said, it is an important one however and the way it is disposed of and treated is simply vital.  Whether you own a pharmaceutical company or work in a hospital, the waste you generate daily must…

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How to Keep Your Staff Committed to Healthcare Training

The healthcare industry is constantly evolving and with such changes come the need for proper training and even retraining, on a regular routine; this is especially critical because of legislative regulations in place for the health industry. Such training keeps your healthcare facility running smoothly and efficiently and helps prevent possible issues with compliance and…

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Tattoo Parlors and Waste Disposal

If you own a tattoo parlor, you are likely aware that your needle sharps and other infectious waste need to be disposed of separately from your regular garbage.  Did you know however, that some medical waste companies like WasteSafe, can work with you to ensure this potentially dangerous waste, is collected and disposed of appropriately? …

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Expired Medication? Here’s How Your Pharmacy Should Handle it

If you are involved in the pharmaceutical industry, one of the greatest advantages a medical waste disposal company can offer you, is knowledge and expertise on how to handle medication that has expired. As you know, medications expire all the time and sometimes they even reach their expiration date while they are being stored inside…

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