Medical Waste Services
Biomedical waste disposal services efficiently and safely remove and dispose of the wide variety of possibly dangerous, harmful, toxic, contaminated, or virulent materials that are contaminated with a bodily fluid or any potentially infectious material (OPIM). This can include what are called “sharps,” like hypodermic needles, blades, syringes, and slides, contaminated cultures, petri dishes, and culture flasks, paper towels, wipes, and bench paper, secretions, excretion, and exudates from infectious humans or animals, and much more.
As one of the top bio waste management companies in Atlanta, GA and the southeast United States has to offer, we understand that biohazardous waste needs to be handled and transported carefully in very specific ways to ensure it does not cause harm to people or the environment. EnviCare offers a variety of biohazardous waste disposal services to safely dispose of materials like these and many more. Our services are safe, reliable, and compliant with all relevant laws, regulations, and standards.
Biohazardous Waste Disposal Services
The following items are to be disposed of in an Regulated Medical Waste (RMW) box/ reusable container:
Blood soaked gauze/ towels
Suction canisters/ liners
IV tubing/ bags
Sharp items may puncture RMW boxes/ bags, so the following waste items need to go into a sharps container:
Glass vials/ bottles
Pharmaceutical waste is categorized as non-controlled, controlled, non-hazardous, and hazardous. EnviCare accepts non-hazardous, non-controlled pharmaceutical waste and offers the following services:
Mail-back programs for controlled and non-controlled.
Pharmaceutical waste containers for purchase
Pick-up and destruction
Trace-chemo is defined as having small amounts of chemotherapy medication and is placed in a yellow trace-chemo container. The following are examples of common trace-chemo waste items:
Empty IV bags, tubing, bottles & vials
Syringes & needles
What Is Medical Waste?
Organizations are legally required to comply with local, state, and federal regulations that pertain to biomedical/biohazardous waste. EnviCare has the ability to service industries that requite additional regulations per local, state and federal regulations. EnviCare offers biomedical waste services based in Atlanta, GA, servicing the southeastern United States. EnviCare is fully compliant with all local, state, and federal industry specifics. EnviCare ensures all contaminants are properly removed, treated and disposed.
Biomedical waste/ biohazardous waste are often used interchangeably with terms like medical waste, clinical waste, and infectious waste. Biomedical waste/ biohazardous waste materials must be removed, transported, and disposed of in specific ways. EnviCare ensures the highest compliance requirements for medical waste disposal to mitigate the risk posed to the health and safety of our communities. Hospitals, medical facilities, funeral homes, tattoo parlors, surgery centers, OBGYN, dialysis centers, schools, universities, government facilities, urgent cares, family practices, dentists, veterinarian clinics, hotels, laboratories, pharmacies, wholesalers, manufacturers, and various of other businesses/ organizations that rely on biomedical waste removal services to ensure the waste does not pose any threat to individuals, communities or the environment.
Medical Waste Segregation Guide
- Infectious Waste
- Specimen Swabs
- Blood-Soaked Items
- Body Fluid Containers
- IV Bags/Tubing
- Plastic Vaginal Speculumns
- Glass Vials
Non-Controlled/Non-Hazardous Pharmaceutical Waste
- Trace Pharmaceutical
- Partially Used Prescriptions
- Chemo Administration Supplies
- Empty Bags, Bottles & Vials