Mankato, MN 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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Mankato Medical Waste Disposal Services

Mankato 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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Mankato Medical Waste Disposal

Healthcare Waste Management offers infectious waste disposal, paper shredding services and online compliance medical waste disposal mankato, mntraining and certificates for all types of corporations. Whether you are a large or small generator of medical waste we have solutions for your needs. We offer Medical, Infectious, Biohazard and Sharps container disposal services through-out Minnesota. Call today for a quick quote. 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 surprise you to find out, this is not the case with most companies in this industry. Ask these three simple questions to find out for yourself.

  1. Do you directly employ the drivers that come to my facility?
  2. Do you own the trucks that will haul my waste?
  3. Do you own the processing plants that will treat my waste?

In most cases you will find at least one no in the questions above – when you take a minute and think about it, you will come to realize that the middle-man is always going to cost you more.

Mankato, Minnesota

Mankato is the larger of the two principal cities of the Mankato-North Mankato metropolitan area, which covers Blue Earth and Nicollet counties and had a combined population of 94,149 at the 2010 census. The 2018 Census estimate is 101,647. The U.S. Census Bureau designated Mankato a Metropolitan Statistical Area in November 2008.

Healthcare Systems

It is no surprise with Mankato being one of the largest cities in Minnesota that its largest employer is The Mayo Clinic Health System. You don’t have to be a large medical facility in order to take advantage of Healthcare Waste Management’s cost saving services, whether you are a large generator of medical waste like the Mayo Clinic or a single private practice, we can help you come up with a solution that is efficient and cost-effective.  

Mankato, 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.

Mankato, MN About

Mankato is a city in Blue Earth, Nicollet, and Le Sueur counties in the state of Minnesota. The population was 42,610 according to 2018 US census estimates, making it the fifth largest city in Minnesota outside the Minneapolis - Saint Paul metropolitan area. The county seat of Blue Earth County, it is along a large bend of the Minnesota River at its confluence with the Blue Earth River. Mankato is across the Minnesota River from North Mankato. Mankato and North Mankato have a combined population of over 56,500 according to the 2018 census estimates. It completely encompasses the town of Skyline. North of Mankato Regional Airport, a tiny non-contiguous part of the city lies within Le Sueur County. Most of the city is in Blue Earth County.

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Mankato, MN Resources

City of Mankato

https://www.mankatomn.gov
10 Civic Center Plaza
Mankato, Minnesota 56001
507-387-8600

Mankato Fire Department

https://www.mankatomn.gov/city-services-a-z/city-services-a-m/fire/stations-and-equipment
1230 Pohl Rd
Mankato, Minnesota 56001
(507) 387-8600

Mankato Police Department

https://www.mankatomn.gov/government/service-areas/public-safety
710 S Front St
Mankato, Minnesota 56001
(507) 387-8700

Mankato Public Works

http://www.mankatomn.gov
501 S Victory Dr
Mankato, Minnesota 56001
(507) 387-8600

Mayo Clinic Health System

https://www.mayoclinichealthsystem.org/locations/mankato
1025 Marsh St
Mankato, Minnesota 56001
(507) 625-4031

MedExpress Urgent Care

https://www.medexpress.com/location/mn/mankato/mke
921 Madison Ave Ste 102
Mankato, Minnesota 56001
(507) 345-9495

Mankato, MN Interesting Information

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 18.26 square miles, of which 17.91 square miles is land and 0.35 square miles is water. The Minnesota, Blue Earth, and Le Sueur Rivers all flow through or near the city. In the Little House on the Prairie television series, Mankato is a trading town that the citizens of Walnut Grove visit.

 

 

Mankato, 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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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

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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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