Apple Valley, MN Medical
Waste Disposal

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Apple Valley Medical Waste Disposal Services

Apple Valley Medical Waste Disposal. Healthcare Waste Management offers convenient, secure medical waste disposal services in  Minnesota. 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.

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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

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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We service all of Minnesota 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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Apple Valley Medical Waste Disposal

At Healthcare Waste Management we of medical waste disposal, biohazard, infectious, sharps and secure documentmedical waste disposal apple valley mn shredding in Apple Valley, MN. We also provide compliance training, in-case you are un-familiar with compliance training it is an online portal that houses all of the required training for medical practices and any company that is required to provide HIPAA, Bloodborne Pathogens, and other OSHA training and requirements like the Exposure Control Plan.   

Work with the Supplier Directly

Whenever you can work directly with the supplier you can get a better deal. If you are buying flooring for example and go to a retail store vs. having a contact directly at the manufacturer, you would expect to pay more at the retail store. The same holds true in about every industry, if you can buy directly from the supplier you will get a better deal. Working with Healthcare Waste Management is like working directly with the manufacturer because we own the entire process of destroying your medical waste. That means it is our direct employees that will come to your office, it is our trucks and insurance that will transport your medical waste and it is our treatment plants that will destroy your waste.  

Apple Valley, Minnesota

Apple Valley started its roots as a farming community but in the mid-1950s residential communities started replacing farmland. The firm that selected the current aera of Apple Valley was based out of Apple Valley, California. Prior to becoming Apple Valley, the area was known as Lebanon Township. It is said that when driving east on 42 and turned to enter the area, it looks like Apple Valley, Ca.

Healthcare Systems

Healthcare Waste Management provides service all sizes of medical waste generators when it comes to medical waste disposal from the single practice whether a dentist or general practitioner to large Hospitals like M Health Fairview on Nicollet Blvd. Whatever your need is Healthcare Waste Management can handle all your medical waste disposal needs. Call us today for a quote in minutes.

Apple Valley, MN 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.

Apple Valley, MN About

Apple Valley is a city in northwestern Dakota County in the State of Minnesota, and a suburb of the Twin Cities. The city's population in 2018 was 54,121 making it the 17th most populous city in Minnesota. In 2013, Money Magazine named Apple Valley the 17th best place to live in the United States, up from 20th in 2010, 24th in 2008 and 28th in 2007.

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Apple Valley, MN Resources

The City of Apply Valley

https://www.ci.apple-valley.mn.us
7100 147th Street W
Apple Valley, Minnesota 55124
952-953-2500

Apple Valley Fire Department

https://www.ci.apple-valley.mn.us/109/Fire
15000 Hayes Rd
Apple Valley, Minnesota 55124
(952) 953-2600

Apple Valley Police Department

https://www.ci.apple-valley.mn.us/Facilities/Facility/Details/Police-Department-29
7100 147th Street West
Apple Valley, Minnesota 55124
(952) 953-2700

Apple Valley Senior & Event Center

https://www.ci.apple-valley.mn.us/Facilities/Facility/Details/Apple-Valley-Senior-Event-Center-11
14601 Hayes Rd.
Apple Valley, Minnesota 55124
(952) 953-2345

Dakota County Public Health

https://www.co.dakota.mn.us/HealthFamily/HealthServices/Pages/default.aspx
14955 Galaxie Ave # 286
Apple Valley, Minnesota 55124
(952) 891-7500

M Health Fairview Ridges Hospital

https://www.fairview.org/Locations/Fairview-Ridges-Hospital
201 E Nicollet Blvd
Burnsville, Minnesota 55337
(952) 892-2000

Apple Valley, MN Interesting Information

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 17.57 square miles, of which 16.86 square miles is land and 0.71 square miles is water. The city's geography is rolling, with elevation from the lowest to the highest points in the city varying by a hundred feet or more. The downtown area and its adjacent residential district (which formed the original core of the city when it was incorporated) are in a shallow valley.

 

 

Apple Valley, MN 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.

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Medical Waste Disposal Service Area

Healthcare Waste Management services the entire state of Minnesota including the following cities: Minneapolis, St. Paul, Duluth, Rochester, St. Cloud, Bloomington, Brooklyn Park, Plymouth, Maple Grove, Woodbury, Eagan, Blaine, Eden Prairie, Lakeville, Coon Rapids, Mankato, Burnsville, Minnetonka, Apple Valley, Edina for medical waste and related services.

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