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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The Effects of Pharmaceutical Waste on the Environment

By: BJ Neller   /   October 19, 2015

Few people would deny that modern pharmaceuticals have been a boon for modern society. Thanks to the plethora of drugs that are available to us, we live longer and healthier lives than did our ancestors. But with every boon there is a downside. The same kinds of medications that can be life saving also necessitate […]

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