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4 Best Practices for Medical Waste Disposal and Transportation

4 Best Practices for Medical Waste Disposal and Transportation

Dealing with medical waste and transportation requires awareness, implementation of best practices, and compliance with federal, state, and local laws. With so many different types of potential medical waste streams (such as sharps, biological, infectious, pathological, pharmaceutical, etc.) and with different rules and regulations stipulating how each of those types of waste needs to be handled, it can quickly become confusing.

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How and Why Dental Waste is Hazardous Waste

How and Why Dental Waste is Hazardous Waste

If you’re a dentist—or the manager of a dental clinic—it’s understandable if you’ve never heard of something called a “conditionally exempt small quantity generator” (CESQG). But in the eyes of the EPA, that’s very likely you—and what you’re generating is nothing less than hazardous waste.

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How Pharmacies Should Dispose of Expired Medicine or Drugs

How Pharmacies Should Dispose of Expired Medicine or Drugs

One of the biggest benefits hazardous waste management companies can offer pharmacies is their expertise on expired medication disposal. Because it is so common for various medications to expire in a pharmacy and require proper disposal, every pharmacy should be fully up to date on the protocol for proper medication disposal (and the consequences for failing to follow that protocol).  

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South Carolina Waste Management: A Guide to Medical Waste Disposal

South Carolina Waste Management: A Guide to Medical Waste Disposal

Every state has differing disposal laws for medical waste, and South Carolina waste management is no exception. There are overarching federal laws that apply to any manufacturer, medical facility, or producer of various waste streams, but those are not the only laws that need to be acknowledged and followed. The state-specific laws are just as important and relevant, and your medical facility is as liable to face fines or other consequences if you fail to follow the letter of state laws as if you fail to follow federal laws.  

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Does Your Facility Require Regulated Medical Waste Disposal?

Does Your Facility Require Regulated Medical Waste Disposal?

Substances that are considered regulated medical waste (RMW) don’t always come from “obvious” sources like hospitals and clinics. Instead, there are many RMW generators that are less obvious, such as drug stores, dental offices, and funeral homes. So does your facility generate a regulated medical waste? This article well give you the answers to help decide.

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How To Safely Manage Sharps Container Disposal

How To Safely Manage Sharps Container Disposal

The company that manages your sharps-disposal program fulfills a crucial role in maintaining the continuity of your patient services; controlling infection; and keeping your hospital, clinic, or pharmacy in legal compliance with federal and state laws.

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#COVID19 Pandemic

#COVID19 Pandemic

The #COVID19 pandemic has challenged every aspect of our working lives; at MCF we have been available for medical facilities and institutions helping them navigate correct COVID-19 waste disposal and COVID-19 vaccine handling.

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Medical Waste Management Companies—6 Hiring Errors of Doctors’ Offices

Medical Waste Management Companies—6 Hiring Errors of Doctors’ Offices

  g from a list of medical waste management companies can be daunting for a doctor’s office. After all, it’s imperative to pick a company that’s qualified, experienced, and reputable. If the company you choose makes an error with your generated waste, it could come back to you, meaning you’d be financially liable. Because this is such an important decision, here are six common mistakes to avoid when your doctor’s office is looking to hire a medical waste management company.  

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