Anderson, IN Medical
Waste Disposal

We save you Money by owning our own treatment plants, trucks, & employing our own drivers, from cradle-to-grave we own your medical waste!

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Anderson Medical Waste Disposal Services

Anderson Medical Waste Disposal. Healthcare Waste Management offers convenient, secure medical waste disposal services in Anderson Indiana. Including: Indiana Infectious Waste Disposal, Biohazardous waste disposal, sharps container disposal and secure document shredding. Contact us today for a quick, hassle free, customized quote to fit your needs.

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Medical Waste Disposal

We specialize in the removal of infectious waste from your hospital, medical office or private practice.

Contact Healthcare Waste Management Today to find out how we save you Money for medical waste disposal.

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Compliance Training

Bloodborne pathogens training, Exposure control plans, Required training, Supplies and More.

Healthcare Waste Management is here to answer all of your questions about the training required by your facility.

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Sharps Container Disposal

Healthcare Waste Management is the perfect partner to help with your sharps disposal needs. 

No customer is too big or small for us to help with your safe disposal of needles and sharps. Contact Us Today!

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RCRA & Pharma Waste

Pharmaceutical waste disposal is becoming one of the most important aspects of environmental services.

Healthcare Waste Management can help your facility manage all of your RCRA and pharmaceutical waste. Call Today. 

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Document Destruction

To stay within compliance of the increased government regulations, we provide secure paper shredding for your facility or business. 

Our drivers come to your location to set you up with secure locking cabinets or large document carts for safe storage until removal.

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Biohazard Supplies

From Biohazard Boxes & Bins to our replacement sharps container program. We have everything you need. 

In an effort to help our customers better utilize their time, we offer direct supplies delivery at the same time as scheduled services.

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Anderson Medical Waste Disposal

According to one source hospitals generate around 17,000 pounds of medical waste every day, approximately 29 pounds of waste per bed. If this waste is not properly disposed of and destroyed it would wreck havoc on our medical waste disposal anderson indianaenvironment, it would increase our chances of contracting a bloodborne illness, and it would fill up our landfills even faster.

Even though Anderson only has two hospitals, St Vincent and the Community Hospital, the amount of waste created can make your head spin. Thankfully, Healthcare Waste Management provides the medical and biohazardous waste disposal hospitals and care centers in Anderson need.

Indiana Medical Waste Definitions

The Indiana State Department of Health defines infectious waste as "contaminated sharps or contaminated objects that could potentially become contaminated sharps, infectious biological cultures, infected associated biological, and infectious agent stock, pathological waste (defined in 410 IAC 1-3-12), blood and body fluids in liquid and semi-liquid form, body parts(such as extracted teeth) and more (see 410 IAC1-3-10), and other waste that has been intermingled with infectious waste."

Disposing of Medical Waste in Anderson, IN

As you can see that is a wide range of items that need to be properly disposed of. What most waste disposal companies do is just take your waste to a third party disposal facility and have them take care of it for a fee. While Healthcare Waste Management on the other hand actually owns our disposal facilities which is one of our many strategies for saving you money and protecting the environment.

Protecting the Environment

Saving money isn't the only good thing about us owning the medical waste disposal plant. Hence, It also allows us to choose the most environmentally friendly and efficient disposal processes depending on the type of waste following our commitment to a green Earth.

State-Of-The-Art Routing Systems

We intelligently route our medical waste trucks which ensures they drive the least amount of miles as possible saving on gasoline and lowering emissions to again lower costs and be Earth friendly.

Anderson, IN Benefits of Using Healthcare Waste Management Services

As the name suggest we are a complete management team of your healthcare medical, biohazard, sharps and other wastes that is regulated. From pickup to destruction, we are the only company that handles your waste.

  1. We own the waste from pickup to destruction, no middleman, means no hidden cost.
  2. Our state-of-the-art processing plants ensure the waste is disposed of as quickly and effectively as possible, with minimum impact to the environment.
  3. With us it is our drivers, our trucks, our processing plants and our insurance. You can imagine the insurance one must have when they own their own processing plants.

Anderson, IN About

The city of Anderson is located in parts of six townships: Anderson, Union, Richland, Lafayette, Adams, and Fall Creek. According to the 2010 census, Anderson has a total area of 41.479 square miles, of which 41.37 square miles (or 99.74%) is land and 0.109 square miles (or 0.26%) is water.

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Anderson, Indiana Resources

Anderson City Hall

https://cityofanderson.com
120 E 8th St
Anderson, Indiana 46016
(765) 648-6000

Anderson Chamber of Commerce

https://www.madisoncochamber.com
1106 Meridian St #109
Anderson, Indiana 46016
(765) 642-0264

Madison County Health Department

https://www.madcohealth.org/
206 E 9th St #200
Anderson, Indiana 46016
(765) 641-9524

Anderson Community Hospital

https://www.ecommunity.com/locations/community-hospital-anderson
1515 N Madison Ave
Anderson, Indiana 46011
(765) 298-4242

St. Vincent Anderson Regional Hospital

https://healthcare.ascension.org/Locations/Indiana/INEVA/Anderson-Ascension-St-Vincent-Anderson
2015 Jackson St
Anderson, Indiana 46016
(765) 649-2511

City of Anderson, IN

https://www.cityofanderson.com/
120 East 8th Street
Anderson, Indiana 46016
765-648-6185

Anderson, Indiana Interesting Information

Anderson is a city in and the county seat of Madison County, Indiana, United States. It is the principal city of the Anderson, Indiana Metropolitan Statistical Area which encompasses Madison County. Anderson is the headquarters of the Church of God (Anderson) and home of Anderson University, which is affiliated with Christian denomination. Highlights of the city include the historic Paramount Theatre and the Gruenewald Historic House.

 

 

Anderson Medical Waste FAQ and Related Searches

What is Medical Waste?

Medical waste is healthcare trash that contains infectious or potentially infectious items. It can come from hospitals, medical clinics, veterinary offices, dental clinics, research facilities, or medical laboratories. It can contain blood or other bodily fluids, or it can appear benign, like gloves or gowns.

According to the Medical Waste Tracking Act of 1988, it’s defined as any waste created during treatment, testing, immunization, research, or diagnosis of human beings and animals. Examples include sharps like scalpels or needles, tissue, fluids, glassware, swabs, culture dishes, or bandages.

 

What are some Examples of Medical Waste?
  • Expired vaccines
  • Tissue from humans or animals
  • Gowns, gloves, or gauze that may have blood on them
  • Waste from rooms of patients with infectious diseases
  • Needles, scalpels, and broken glass used in procedures
  • Laboratory cultures, stocks, and contaminated culture paraphernalia
  • Bedding from infected animals 
What are the types of medical waste?

The WHO identifies the 8 categories of medical waste as:

  • Infectious waste
  • Sharps waste
  • Pathological waste
  • Chemical waste
  • Cytotoxic waste
  • Pharmaceutical waste
  • Radioactive waste
  • Nonhazardous general waste

Those types cover all the potential varieties and sources of regulated and non-regulated healthcare waste.

Who generates medical waste?

You know hospitals and doctor’s offices create medical waste. But blood banks, dental clinics, and urgent care clinics create it too. Pharmacies, veterinary clinics, medical testing labs, research labs, nursing homes, hotels where patients stay, and funeral homes also create regulated waste.

Even an office building can generate biohazardous waste. Why? Because if someone gets a nosebleed at work and uses a tissue to stop it, they’ve created regulated waste. There was a hotel in Boston, next door to Mass General Hospital, was fined twice for medical waste violations from hotel guests.

COVID-19 Coronavirus 2019 Frequently asked Questions

March 10, 2020

Coronavirus 2019 COVID-19 Frequently asked Questions   Links: • https://www.osha.gov/SLTC/covid-19/ • https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html • https://www.cdc.gov/infectioncontrol/guidelines/environmental/background/medicalwaste.html • https://www.cdc.gov/infectioncontrol/guidelines/environmental/index.html Medical Waste Disposal Coronavirus & Medical Waste Caveat: Information on COVID-19 is still developing, therefore, these FAQs are subject to change. Information and Article provided by Healthcare Waste Institute      

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Medical Waste Disposal

April 10, 2017

Medical waste, when improperly treated and disposed of, is potentially harmful to others and to the environment. Medical waste is generated in a number of ways but usually as a result of the treatment, immunization, or care of humans or animals. Due to treatment, waste is generated, and that waste could be potentially dangerous or […] Read More

Handling Containers

August 17, 2015

A huge part of the medical waste disposal industry is the handling, transportation, and use of medical waste containers.  From sharps that have been exposed to pathogens such as HIV or HBV, to bio hazardous materials, containers will hold a variety of different wastes holding risks that can be limited with proper handling.  Healthcare Waste […] Read More

Best Practices in the Medical Waste Disposal Industry

August 11, 2015

If your healthcare practice has medical waste, the law says it’s up to you to figure out how to best dispose of it.  Making sure to exercise proper disposal is a choice that reflects positively on the environment as well as the integrity of your company.  Follow these best practices to safely and efficiently dispose […] Read More

Why Reusable Sharps Containers?

July 27, 2015

In the medical waste disposal industry, containers play a large part in what we do.  They are the thin layer of separation between us and the contaminated contents that we work with and ultimately dispose of.  That being said, it is our goal to make that thin layer of separation as impenetrable and safe as […] Read More

Avoiding Risk: Bloodborne Pathogens in the Healthcare Community

July 21, 2015

Working in the healthcare community has its risks, one being the exposure to bloodborne pathogens.  Bloodborne pathogens are microorganisms in human blood that can cause disease in humans.  These pathogens include, but are not limited to, hepatitis B (HBV), hepatitis C (HCV) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).  These are serious infections with even more serious […] Read More

Medical Waste Generation

July 6, 2015

Healthcare Waste Management disposes of medical waste for many different types of facilities.  From hospitals, to dentists, to funeral homes, we deal with different types of waste from a variety of sources.  But just how much medical waste is there?  And where is it coming from? As of 2013, there were approximately one million hospital […] Read More

The Obscurity of Medical Waste in America

June 29, 2015

When it comes to state and federal regulations, things are a bit hazy in labeling a substance as medical waste.  In fact, different terms such as “hospital waste,” “biomedical waste,” and “infectious waste” consistently appear in state and federal laws and guidelines, yet there is currently no set test to determine when a solid waste […] Read More

History of the Medical Waste Tracking Act

June 15, 2015

Proper disposal of bio-medical waste is something Healthcare Waste Management takes very seriously, meeting and exceeding industry regulations and constantly working to make the process as safe and efficient as possible.  Unfortunately not everybody does or has done the same. In 1988, Congress enacted the Medical Waste Tracking Act of 1988, a United States federal […] Read More

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