Blaine, MN Medical
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Blaine Medical Waste Disposal Services

Blaine 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

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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Blaine, MN Medical Waste Disposal

We service Blaine, MN for biohazard waste disposal. Being just north of Minneapolis and Saint Paul we are in the medical waste disposal blaine minnesotaarea regularly. Whatever your need is for medical waste disposal, multiple times a week or quarterly service, we have you covered. Healthcare Waste Management provides infectious, medical, biohazard and sharps container disposal services as well as secure document shredding services and our online compliance portal will keep you up to date on the required training and documentation from OSHA, EPA, HIPAA, state and local regulations to keep you operating smoothly.     

How HWM Saves You Money

At Healthcare Waste Management we take pride in the fact that we own your medical waste disposal process from start to finish. We employ the drivers that come to your practice to pick up the medical waste, we own and insure the trucks that haul the waste and we own the processing plants that destroy your medical waste. The difference between Healthcare Waste Management and a lot of other medical waste disposal companies is, a lot of other companies pay another company to, pickup, haul or destroy your waste. Think about that, the ones that actually do the service may not be the ones you contract with. That just doesn’t sound right but it is true, you hire someone to perform a service only to find out they hire someone else to do all or a part of your service, all off of your dime.  

Blaine, Minnesota

It is said that a native of Ireland Phillip Leddy is recognized as the areas first settler. He settled near a lake that now bears his misspelled name ‘Laddie Lake’. When looking into the history of any area you will come across this often, misspellings of names for people, areas, landmarks and towns. Blaine is in Anoka County and a lot of areas around Blaine experienced growth due to farming, Blaine itself didn’t offer a good farming opportunity because of sandy soils and wetlands. Blaine did however remain a prime hunting area for those exact same reasons.  

Healthcare Systems

Blaine has some of the best healthcare systems around from large national brands to specialty practices you will find what you need. Healthcare Waste Management has solutions for your medical waste disposal needs. Small and large alike we have a service to fit your needs. Call us today for a custom quote that fits your facilities needs, we are here to help.

Blaine, 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.

Blaine, MN About

Blaine is a city in Anoka and Ramsey counties in the State of Minnesota. The population was 57,186 at the 2010 census. The city is located mainly in Anoka County, and is part of the Minneapolis–Saint Paul metropolitan area. Interstate Highway 35W, U.S. Highway 10, and Minnesota State Highway 65 are three of the main routes in the city.

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Blaine, MN Resources

City of Blaine

https://www.blainemn.gov
10801 Town Square Drive NE
Blaine, Minnesota 55449
763-784-6700

Blaine Fire Department

https://sbmfire.org
11920 Ulysses Street NE
Blaine, Minnesota 55434
(763) 767-4003

Blaine Police Department

https://www.blainemn.gov/569/Police-Department
10801 Town Square Drive NE
Blaine, Minnesota 55449
763-785-6168

MetroNorth Chamber of Commerce

https://www.metronorthchamber.org
9380 Central Ave NE #320
Blaine, Minnesota 55449
(763) 783-3553

Blaine Medical Center

https://northmemorial.com/multicare-associates/
11855 Ulysses St NE
Blaine, Minnesota 55434
(763) 581-0555

M Health Fairview Clinic

https://www.fairview.org/Locations/Fairview-Clinics-Blaine
10961 Club W Pkwy NE
Blaine, Minnesota 55449
763-528-2987

Blaine, MN Interesting Information

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 34.05 square miles, of which 33.85 square miles is land and 0.20 square miles is water. Blaine is 13 miles from Minneapolis and 20 miles from St. Paul. Blaine can be accessed from several major roadways in the Twin Cities, including Minnesota State Highway 65, Interstate 35W, University Avenue, Lexington Avenue, Hamline Avenue, U.S. Highway 10, and Minnesota State Highway 610.

 

 

Blaine, 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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