Coon Rapids, MN Medical
Waste Disposal

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Coon Rapids Medical Waste Disposal Services

Coon Rapids 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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Coon Rapids Medical Waste Disposal

Healthcare Waste Management is a medical waste disposal company with its own processing plants that treat and medical waste disposal coon rapids minnesotadestroy your medical waste. We offer infectious waste disposal, paper shredding services and online compliance training and certificates for all types of corporations. When it comes to medical waste whether you are a large or small generator, we have a plan for your need. Call today for a quote in minutes. Healthcare Waste Management is always here to help you find the best solution.  

Saving You Money

Healthcare Waste Management owns the entire process of your medical waste disposal needs. It may shock you to find out, some companies do not actually pick up your waste when you contract with them, they do not own the treatment plants that destroy your waste or own the trucks that pickup your waste or even directly employ the drivers that haul your waste.

If they don’t own the trucks, employ the drivers or destroy your waste what are they really doing, just making money off the backs of every company that does do those things. And, in the end it is you that pay the price. With Healthcare Waste Management we own the process, our employees, our trucks and our processing plants.

Coon Rapids, Minnesota

Coon Rapids started off a road that connected Minneapolis and Anoka it was a military and trade connection road. Some of the first industries were Pressed Brick and Terra Cotta Company. As the Coon Rapids dam construction started in 1912 the population jumped to over 1,000 for the first time. This area started as Anoka Township which later renamed itself to Coon Creek Rapids and finally to Coon Rapids as it is today.  

Healthcare Systems

The health care systems in Coon Rapids include Allina Health, Mercy Heart, Genoa Healthcare and many more large and small practices. One thing for sure, it doesn’t matter when it comes to medical waste disposal we have plans and custom quotes for large and small generators alike. Call today and take advantage of Healthcare Waste Management’s cost saving services, we can help you come up with a custom solution that is efficient and cost-effective, based on your needs.

Coon Rapids, 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.

Coon Rapids, MN About

Coon Rapids is a northern suburb of Minneapolis, and is the largest city in Anoka County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 61,476 at the 2010 census, making it the thirteenth largest city in Minnesota and the seventh largest Twin Cities suburb.

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Coon Rapids, MN Resources

City of Coon Rapids

https://www.coonrapidsmn.gov
11155 Robinson Drive
Coon Rapids, Minnesota 55433
763-755-2880

Coon Rapids Fire Department

https://www.coonrapidsmn.gov/224/Fire
1199 121st Ave NW
Coon Rapids, Minnesota 55448
(763) 767-6429

Coon Rapids Police Department

https://www.coonrapidsmn.gov/249/Police
11155 Robinson Drive
Coon Rapids, Minnesota 55433
(763) 767-6481

Coon Rapids Public Works

https://www.coonrapidsmn.gov/337/Public-Works
1831 111th Avenue NW
Coon Rapids, Minnesota 55433
(763) 767-6462

Allina Health Coon Rapids

https://account.allinahealth.org/locations/54
9055 Springbrook Dr
Coon Rapids, Minnesota 55433
(763) 780-9155

Minneapolis Clinic of Neurology

https://minneapolisclinic.com/
3833 Coon Rapids Blvd NW
Coon Rapids, Minnesota 55433
(763) 427-8320

Coon Rapids, MN Interesting Information

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 23.34 square miles, of which, 22.61 square miles is land and 0.73 square miles is water. Recreational lakes in the city include Cenaiko Lake and Crooked Lake, two-thirds of which is in Coon Rapids. The other third is in the city of Andover, immediately to the north.

 

 

Coon Rapids, 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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