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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X-Ray Waste Disposal – What You Should Know

By: BJ Neller   /   April 19, 2017

X-rays are the most common form of medical imaging in existence today. In fact, in one form or another they have been utilized by medical and dental professionals since they were discovered and developed in 1895 by German physicist Wilhelm Roentgen. Moreover, the popularity and usefulness of x-ray technology extends way beyond the medical field. […]

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