More Facts About Medical Waste and Its Disposal

By: Tim   /   February 15, 2018

The World Health Organization (WHO) is an organization concerned with public health on an international scale. One area that concerns its members greatly is the proper storage and disposal of medical waste. This is of particular interest to the organization – which was formed in 1948 – because much toxic, medical waste finds its way […]

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The Medical Waste Tracking Act: A Look Back and a Look Forward

By: Tim   /   January 15, 2018

As 2018 nears, we are quickly approaching a very significant anniversary in the history of waste disposal. Next year will mark the 30th anniversary of the Medical Waste Tracking Act. The act was supported by President Ronald Reagan who was generally not known for his actions in aiding the environment. Moreover, as some people may […]

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Sharps, Biohazard and Vet Waste

By: BJ Neller   /   September 25, 2017

A veterinarian’s office often has lots of patients with various issues.  Many times both patient and patient parent are in a tizzy about everything that is going on.  It is unfortunately common to forget about medical waste and waste disposal guidelines necessary when dealing with animals.  Regardless – safety and efficacy must prevail at all […]

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