WasteSafe is licensed and permitted to provide a variety of pharmaceutical waste transport and disposal services. We offer scheduled and on-call pick-up services to properly remove your pharmaceutical waste.
Pharmaceutical waste generated in hospitals, dentists, veterinary clinics, medical offices, and physician offices requires safe disposal. Strict and specific regulations are in place that dictate how pharmaceutical waste should be handled and disposed of; therefore it is in your best interest to turn to a certified team specializing in pharmaceutical waste management, for secure and compliant disposal. Due to the fact that certain pharmaceutical waste such as some chemotherapy waste is considered hazardous there are federal and state regulations in place requiring that waste is transported and disposed of through a pharmaceutical waste disposal program. At WasteSafe we will help you properly dispose of your old and expired pharmaceutical waste by customizing a flexible collection schedule that is entirely hassle-free.
Hospitals, dentists, veterinary clinics, medical offices, and physician offices produce a considerable volume of pharmaceutical waste on a regular routine; some of this considered to be extremely hazardous. For both hazardous and non-hazardous pharmaceutical waste, there needs to be an appropriate disposal process followed to remain compliant and to protect the public from potential harm. Most commonly this waste is comprised of partially dispensed drugs and not entirely used ones. At WasteSafe, our approach to proper pharmaceutical waste disposal includes assisting clinics determine what material is deemed pharmaceutical waste, followed by prompt transportation, and proper disposal of this waste. Special care and precautions must be followed when handling and disposing of pharmaceutical waste, and this is simply due to its potentially dangerous nature. Leave it to the professionals for peace of mind and guaranteed protection!
What is Pharmaceutical Waste?
Pharmaceutical waste is any waste which contains medicinal drugs that have passed their expiry dates, and waste that is unused, contaminated and defective. Our waste disposal solutions will assist you through efficient collection and disposal of the following items:
- Cytotoxic waste
- Cytostatic waste
- Pharmaceuticals that have reached their expiration date
- Pharmaceuticals that are no longer needed
- Controlled drugs destruction kits
- Pharmaceuticals that have been recalled
- Any other waste related to pharmaceuticals
Importance of Pharmaceutical Waste Disposal
As an owner and operator, it is your legal responsibility to make certain that all pharmaceutical waste your facility accumulates and produces is looked after and disposed of in a manner that is environmentally and legally appropriate. This obligation you have as an employer means that failing to manage pharmaceutical waste correctly, could lead to legal repercussions.
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Scheduled Pick-up Services
If scheduled collection of your pharmaceutical waste is necessary, we offer ongoing pickup services for this very reason. Our specialists come to your location and safely remove your waste so you don’t have to think or stress about it. We provide this service on a schedule that you choose, based on your unique needs. Our solutions contribute to your compliance with regulations related to pharmaceutical waste disposal. When you are ready to arrange a scheduled service, please get in touch to get started. We make the process simple and worry-free. As licensed personnel, our team is fully trained and skilled to handle the safe transportation and disposal of your pharmaceutical waste.
On-call Pick-up Services
If you produce occasional pharmaceutical waste and scheduled collection isn’t crucial, we highly encourage you to use our on-call pick-up service as a great alternative. This solution follows the exact same process as our scheduled collection; the only difference being, you contact us at the time you require service. When you notice waste beginning to pile up and/or you are concerned with your compliance, contact our trained professionals to help. Providing timely service is a top priority and we will be at your facility as fast as possible to remove your pharmaceutical waste safely. Our on-call pick-up services are offered 24/7 for your convenience.