West Des Moines Medical Waste Disposal Services
West Des Moines Medical Waste Disposal. Healthcare Waste Management offers convenient, secure medical waste disposal services in Iowa. Including: medical waste disposal, infectious waste disposal, biohazard waste disposal, sharps container disposal and secure document shredding. Contact us today for a quick, hassle free, customized quote to fit your needs.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
We service all of Iowa for your medical waste and biohazard waste disposal needs. Contact Healthcare Waste Management today for a quick medical waste disposal disposal quote. You can reach us at 888-427-5797.
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West Des Moines, IA Medical Waste Disposal
If you are looking for medical waste disposal services including, biohazard waste, infectious waste and sharps container disposal Healthcare Waste Management is a medical waste disposal company the services large and small quantity generators alike. Call us today for a custom quote to fit the needs of your practice or healthcare facility. We also provide compliance and safety training through our online portal and secure document destruction services.
Saving You Money
If you buy something from a retail center you are buying it from the end of the line, there was a manufacturer, who sold it to a retailer, who sold it to the end consumer. The manufacturer made money when they sold it to the retailer and the retailer made money when they sold it to the end consumer. In the medical waste disposal process, there are similar exchanges, the company you contract with, the hauler who transports the waste and the processing plant who destroys the waste. At Healthcare Waste Management it is like working directly with the manufacturer as we own the entire process of your medical waste disposal. Meaning, we are the company you contract with, we own the trucks and employ the drivers that haul the waste and we own the processing plants that destroy your waste.
West Des Moines, Iowa
West Des Moines in its early days was a stop on the underground railroad, the Jordan house was the house of one of the first settlers and was the location of the stop. The house has now been restored and is part of the historical society. It was also a trading and shipping junction and thus was called Valley Junction. This area was home to the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad’s switching facilities and repair shops due to its location which was the junction of several railroad lines. The area also has an early history of racing as it housed one of 24 tracks nationwide. This track was a wooden one-mile oval track made out of 2x4’s laid on edge. There was seating for over 10,000 people at the track, the track was anticipated to be the fastest 300-mile auto race in history in 1915. The race was dangerous for the drivers and mechanics and after two people lost their lives and others injured, the track closed two years later, and the wood was salvaged and then used to build buildings in Valley Junction.
With Healthcare systems like MercyOne and UnityPoint, West Des Moines has plenty of options from large healthcare systems to local private offices. Whatever your preference or needs are you have multiple options for your healthcare. Healthcare Waste Management provides medical waste disposal services to large national hospitals and single practices alike no matter your size or need we have solutions to fit your business. Call us today for a custom quote.
West Des Moines, IA 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.
- We own the waste from pickup to destruction, no middleman, means no hidden cost.
- 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.
- 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.
West Des Moines, IA About
West Des Moines is a city in Polk, Dallas, and Warren counties in the U.S. state of Iowa. Most of the city is in Polk County, with slivers extending into Dallas and Warren counties. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 56,609. West Des Moines is the second-largest city in the Des Moines metropolitan area and the tenth-largest city in Iowa. It ranked 94th in Money magazine's list of the "100 Best Places to Live and Launch" in 2008, 77th and 57th on the 100 Best Places to Live in 2014 and 2015, respectively, and 18th on the Hipster Cities of 2015.
West Des Moines, IA Resources
West Des Moines, IA Interesting Information
West Des Moines is located at 41°34′25″N 93°45′1″W (41.573739, −93.750359). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has an area of 39.48 square miles, of which 38.59 square miles is land and 0.89 square miles is water. West Des Moines' location in the Raccoon River valley has left parts of the city, particularly the Valley Junction area, prone to flooding. After the Great Flood of 1993, a floodwall was constructed along Walnut Creek (near the boundary with Des Moines) to protect that area.
West Des Moines, IA Medical Waste FAQ and Related Searches
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.
- 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
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.
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.
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Medical Waste Disposal Service Area
Healthcare Waste Management services the entire state of Iowa including the following cities: Des Moines, Davenport, Cedar Rapids, Iowa City, Waterloo, Sioux City, Dubuque, Ames, West Des Moines, Ankeny, Council Bluffs, Urbandale, Cedar Falls, Marion, Bettendorf, Clinton, Burlington, Marshalltown, Mason City, Muscatine for medical waste and related services.
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"Cheap & good medical waste removal company. The staff is great and the pick-up is always on time. Thank you!"