Biohazardous Waste Disposal
Biohazardous waste, also called infectious waste or biomedical waste, is any waste containing infectious or potentially-infectious materials such as bodily fluids, blood, or human cells, and is deemed a threat to public health and the environment. It is regulated by state and local governments. The collection, handling, transportation, and disposal of biohazardous waste materials in a compliant manner requires licensing, infrastructure, and experience. This is why many waste generators choose to outsource their biohazardous waste disposal services to the team at Med Waste Gone.
Your Local St. Louis-Area Biohazardous Waste Disposal Company
Med Waste Gone provides biohazardous waste disposal services for waste generators just like you throughout the Greater St. Louis metropolitan area and surrounding region, including Missouri and Illinois.
Call us or complete the form on this page to discuss your unique needs. We look forward to hearing from you.
It is important for healthcare or medical facilities to take caution when handling biohazardous material. Only trained personnel should handle this type of waste.
There are four categories of biohazardous waste:
- Solid waste includes any non-sharp items contaminated with any type of bodily fluids or biological material. For example: towels, swabs, gloves or cultures.
- Liquid waste includes any bulk quantities of blood or bodily fluids.
- Sharps waste includes any materials that can puncture or pierce through skin and is contaminated with biological material that presents a risk of pathogen transmission or release to the environment. For example: needles, syringes, scalpels, microscopic slides, small broken glass or tubes.
- Pathological waste includes human organs, tissues and body parts, with the exception of teeth.
Biohazardous waste includes:
- Blood and blood products
- Human body fluids and pathological waste
- Sharps, blades, needles, and glass pipettes
- Other biohazardous substances
Biohazardous Waste Removal in the Greater St. Louis Area
Med Waste Gone has been a leading provider of comprehensive biohazardous waste processing, transport, and disposal services in St. Louis and the bi-state area of Missouri and Illinois from our location in St. Louis. We offer our customers straightforward, simple pricing with no hidden fees. Our team supports your OSHA compliance with approved medical waste containers and biohazard labels. We are well-versed in the latest federal, state, and local requirements for proper medical waste disposal.
We assist many types of businesses with biohazardous and biomedical waste disposal in the region, including hospitals, medical clinics, doctors’ offices, seniors citizens’ centers, medical labs, veterinary clinics, dentists’ offices, blood banks, and other healthcare facilities.
Biohazardous Waste Disposal Services from Med Waste Gone
There are a lot of biohazardous waste disposal companies out there, but few as reliable or affordable as Med Waste Gone. We can pick up your biohazardous waste on a weekly, bi-weekly, monthly, quarterly, or on-demand schedule, depending on your needs and preferences.
We can provide custom solutions like employee training on identifying, classifying, and handling biohazardous materials. Our non-restrictive contracts, transparent pricing, and convenient container sizes are all designed to make medical waste management easier and more cost-effective for your business.
We’ll work with you to evaluate and price your unique requirements. Let Med Waste Gone evaluate your disposal needs and offer you a solution that allows your ongoing cost savings and compliance.
Call us or complete the form on this page for a free estimate or to learn more about biohazard waste disposal in the greater St. Louis and bi-state area of Missouri and Illinois.
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