Dealing with your medical waste removal doesn't need to be a pricy, difficult process—so long as you know how to avoid that. One of the easiest ways to save yourself hassle, time, and money is not just to work with any medical waste management company, but to find and work with the right company.  What makes a company the "right" company? Read on to find out!

Full-Service Medical Waste Management Companies: How to Select Who Has the Best Service and Saves You the Most

What Is a Full-Service Company in the Medical Waste Disposal Industry?

First things first, what makes a company "full service" in this industry? This means the company is permitted, licensed, and insured to handle many different types of waste, and they are prepared to complete every step in its proper disposal (from identification to transport to final disposal).

Discount Pricing for Bundled Services with Medical Waste Disposal Companies

If you're working with one medical waste disposal company for all your waste needs, you're going to be doing more volume of waste disposal than if you split it up among several companies. When volume is involved, it often means you're eligible for some discounted pricing because of those bundled services.

Logically, it makes sense that a person with one hundred drums of waste is going to get a better rate from the company than somebody looking to dispose of a single drum. (This is largely due to absorbed transportation and labor costs with a large disposal.)

Medical Waste Disposal Cost: Other Ways Full-Service Companies Can Help You Save

One Waste Disposal Company versus Several

Working with multiple companies means you have to navigate multiple pickups for your medical waste. Not only is this a scheduling hassle that takes time out of your day and your employees' days, but with every pickup, a company must factor in transportation costs—and those costs aren't minimal. If you're working with one company and only dealing with one pickup, you only have to pay that incorporated transportation fee once.

Fines for Improper Medical Waste Removal

If you don't follow the federal and state laws regarding medical waste removal, you (as the generator of that waste) could be liable to fines or face mother punitive measures. By working with an experienced waste management company that knows the process inside and out—at the federal and state level—you can potentially save yourself from being subjected to these fines. This is especially helpful if you're relatively new to the medical field, as you might not yet be familiar with these regulations.

If that's the case, don't forget that your medical waste management company can be an educational source. And working with a trusted full-service company means you'll be privy to helpful information about as many facets of this industry as possible.

Time Is Money

Working with one company is an easy way to reduce the amount of time you have to spend dealing with your proper medical waste disposal. Spend less time calling multiple companies, scheduling pickups, and dealing with those pickups.

When time is money (for you and your employees), this can actually end up being a huge financial benefit.

Ability to Scale Up or Down with a Trusted Company

If you are already working with a full-service company, you can easily add another service (anything from document destruction to scheduling OSHA trainings). You'll have peace of mind knowing you're working with a company you already trust, and you don't have to go through all that painstaking research again.

Key Takeaways

  • Full-service companies can often offer discounted prices for bundled services.
  • Full-service companies (if knowledgeable and experienced) can save you from incurring fines.
  • Working with one company can save you time, which directly correlates to saving money.

For more information about how to save money with your medical waste removal, please feel free to contact a representative of MCF Environmental Services, Georgia waste management company.