Minnetonka, MN Medical
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Minnetonka Medical Waste Disposal Services

Minnetonka 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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Minnetonka Medical Waste Disposal

Healthcare Waste Management offers infectious waste services in Minnetonka, MN including medical waste, Medical Waste Disposal Minnetonka Minnesotabiohazard, sharps other waste like regulated body fluids. We also offer secure HIPAA document destruction services, paper shredding services and production destruction. Our online compliance portal which includes bloodborne pathogens and HIPAA training / certificates and a place to keep track of required paperwork and training by employee and company alike.

Benefits of using Healthcare Waste Management

Aside from providing the services required to keep your facility safe and compliant, Healthcare Waste Management saves you money. We save you money by directly employing the drivers that come into your facility, by owning the trucks that haul your waste and by owning the treatment plants that destroy your waste. We handle it from start to finish allowing us to work as safely and efficiently as possible. This means we do not have to contract with any other companies to pick up, haul or destroy your waste thus cutting cost.  

Minnetonka, Minnesota

Minnetonka like so many other cities and towns in Minnesota started life as a farming community and mill town. With deep forest including woods like, maple, oak, red cedar and basswood it is no wonder this area built one of the first suspension bridges across the Mississippi River with its oak timbers from the Minnetonka Mill. Today Minnetonka is home to some of the largest corporations in the U.S. with the likes of Cargill and UnitedHealth Group calling Minnetonka home.

Healthcare Systems

Minnetonka based just outside of Minneapolis has plenty of healthcare systems like Children’s Minnesota Minnetonka or Minnetonka Medical Center. Whatever your need is Healthcare Waste Management has solutions for your medical and infectious waste disposal. Call today and get a quote in minutes.  

Minnetonka, 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.

Minnetonka, MN About

Minnetonka is a suburban city in Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States, eight miles west of Minneapolis. The population was 49,734 at the 2010 census. The name comes from the Dakota Sioux mni tanka, meaning "great water". The city is the home of Cargill, the country's largest privately owned company, and UnitedHealth Group, the state's largest publicly owned company.

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Minnetonka, MN Resources

The City of Minnetonka

https://www.minnetonkamn.gov/
14600 Minnetonka Blvd.
Minnetonka, Minnesota 55345
952-939-8200

Minnetonka Fire Department

https://www.minnetonkamn.gov/government/departments/fire-department
14550 Minnetonka Blvd.
Minnetonka, Minnesota 55345
952-939-8598

South Lake Minnetonka Police

https://southlakepd.com/contact-slmpd/
24150 Smithtown Road
Shorewood, Minnesota 55331
952-258-5321

North Memorial Health Clinic

https://northmemorial.com/location/minnetonka
15450 MN-7 #100
Minnetonka, Minnesota 55345
(763) 581-8900

Children’s Minnesota Minnetonka

https://www.childrensmn.org
6050 Clearwater Drive Suite 300
Minnetonka, Minnesota 55343
(952) 930-8600

Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare

https://www.gillettechildrens.org/locations/minnetonka-therapies
12400 Whitewater Drive, Suite 2030
Minnetonka, Minnesota 55343
651-290-8707

Minnetonka, MN Interesting Information

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 28.22 square miles, of which 26.93 square miles is land and 1.29 square miles is water. Part of the city includes the eastern tip of Lake Minnetonka, one of the largest lakes in Minnesota. The outlet of Lake Minnetonka is Minnehaha Creek, which winds through south Minneapolis and flows over Minnehaha Falls and into the Mississippi River. Minnetonka is located 8 miles west of Minneapolis, in Hennepin County.

 

 

Minnetonka, 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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Working in the healthcare community has its risks, one being the exposure to bloodborne pathogens.  Bloodborne pathogens are microorganisms in human blood that can cause disease in humans.  These pathogens include, but are not limited to, hepatitis B (HBV), hepatitis C (HCV) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).  These are serious infections with even more serious […] Read More

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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