Plymouth, MN Medical
Waste Disposal

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Plymouth Medical Waste Disposal Services

Plymouth 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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Plymouth, MN Medical Waste Disposal

Healthcare Waste Management Services Plymouth for medical, infectious, biohazard and sharps container disposal. medical waste disposal plymouth minnesotaWe also provide paper shredding, secure document destruction and product destruction services. In addition to our other services, we offer an online compliance training portal to keep your employees and company safe. Our compliance portal offers things like bloodborne pathogens certifications, HIPAA training, online SDS / MSDS sheets and an overall view of the things required by state, local and federal regulations by company and by employee.

Save Money, Here’s How

All companies are not created equal and here’s how. When you contract with a medical waste disposal company it may surprise you to find out they are not the ones that destroy your waste. In a lot of instances, they will take it to another company and have your waste destroyed. They might not even pick up your waste, meaning they pay another company to pick up your waste. So, if they are paying other companies to do the work and everyone is making their margins off your bill. Do you think you can get a better deal working directly with a company that does all the work in-house? Healthcare Waste Management directly employs that drivers that come to your office, owns the trucks that haul your waste and owns the treatment plants that destroy your waste. When working with Healthcare Waste Management it is like buying direct from the supplier. Call us today for a custom quote based on your practices needs.

Plymouth, Minnesota

Plymouth was first settled in the mid 1800’s. Farming became the trade of most settlers and the area has continued to grow and was named by Money Magazine the number one city in which to live in the United States in 2008. The magazine gave top honors to Plymouth because of its inclusion of residential areas, industry, parks, schools, and other aspects which make Plymouth a self-contained and essentially autonomous city. Today the Wayzata Public School district is the number one employer in the area and the school district is the second largest by enrollment (grades 9-12) in all of Minnesota.

Healthcare Systems

If your facility generates medical waste, Healthcare Waste Management has custom options to fit the needs of your practice. Call today for a quick custom quote. It only takes minutes. In Plymouth you will find all the top healthcare providers from large hospitals like Allina Health Plymouth Clinic over on Campus Dr. to Doctor Ecker on Plymouth Blvd. there are plenty of options when it comes to healthcare in Plymouth.

Plymouth, 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.

Plymouth, MN About

Plymouth is the seventh largest city in the U.S. state of Minnesota. Located 15 miles west of downtown Minneapolis in Hennepin County, the city is the third largest suburb of Minneapolis-Saint Paul, which is the sixteenth largest metropolitan area in the United States, with about 3.63 million residents. According to the 2018 Metropolitan Council estimate, Plymouth's population is 79,450. The population was 70,576 at the 2010 Census. Once named for Medicine Lake, the city's name was chosen by Hennepin County Commissioners during the county's inception.

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Plymouth, MN Resources

City of Plymouth

https://www.plymouthmn.gov
3400 Plymouth Boulevard
Plymouth, Minnesota 55447
763-509-5000

Plymouth Fire Department

https://www.plymouthmn.gov/departments/public-safety/fire/fire-stations
12000 Old Rockford Rd
Plymouth, Minnesota 55441
763-509-5120

Plymouth Public Works

https://www.plymouthmn.gov/departments/public-works
14900 23rd Ave N
Plymouth, Minnesota 55447
(763) 509-5950

Gary Nisius, M.D.

https://www.voyagehealthcare.com/
15655 37th Ave N Suite 100
Plymouth, Minnesota 55446
(763) 587-7900

Allina Health Plymouth Clinic

https://account.allinahealth.org/locations/94
2855 Campus Dr
Plymouth, Minnesota 55441
763-577-7400

Minneapolis Heart Institute

https://www.mplsheart.com
2805 Campus Dr #125
Plymouth, Minnesota 55441
(763) 577-7615

Plymouth, MN Interesting Information

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 35.33 square miles, of which 32.68 square miles is land and 2.65 square miles is water. Interstate 494, U.S. Highway 169, and Minnesota State Highway 55 are three of the main routes in the city. Plymouth has 863 cul-de-sacs and 300 miles of city streets, which are maintained by the city's public works crews.

 

 

Plymouth, 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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