Woodbury, MN Medical
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Woodbury Medical Waste Disposal Services

Woodbury 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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Woodbury, MN Medical Waste Disposal

Healthcare Waste Management offers medical waste disposal services to Woodbury, Minnesota. There are many medical waste disposal woodbury minnesotaservices we offer some common names of those services are, infectious waste, biohazard, medical and sharps container disposal. Our online portal is for all of your safety and compliance training needs. The portal is first class and in it you will find, bloodborne pathogen certificates, HIPAA training, everything you need to keep track of the required training and certificates for your employees as well as your companies required actions like, example exposure control plans and SDS / MSDS tracking and much more. In addition, we provide secure paper and product destruction services.

Quality Service and Reliability

At Healthcare Waste Management we own our trucks from large refrigerator semis to city service vehicles. We directly employ the drivers of those vehicles and we own the processing plants that treat your waste. We tell you this, so you come to understand not all companies are created equal. For example, having your service picked up on time is very hard to do if your company does not directly employ the drivers that pick up the waste. There are a number of reasons we own the entire process of your medical waste disposal – the main reason is, we believe you (our customers) deserve that and more. If we had to rely on one, two or three other companies to pick up and process your medical waste there is a good chance it is going to cost you a lot more and there are going to be more problems with the service.  

Woodbury, Minnesota

Woodbury although when first settled was mostly woods, that is not where Woodbury got its name it from. It is derived from Levi Woodbury, the first justice of the supreme court to attend law school. While Woodbury started as woods and then was converted to farmland, today most of its economy is derived from retail and many of its residents are employed by 3M whose headquarters is located a few miles west in Maplewood. In town, the school district is the largest employer. Woodbury has over 3,000 acres of parks and 100 miles of trails in its 45 parks. There are three larger parks Colby, Wilmes and Powers lakes which connect to many of the trails.  

Healthcare Systems

With top notch healthcare systems like M Health Fairview and Children’s Minnesota Specialty Center over on Bielenberg Dr. to the highly qualified single practices and specialty clinics, there is no doubt you will be able to find the type of care you are looking for. With Healthcare Waste Management we provide the same quality service and reliability to all of our customers from large national healthcare systems to the single practice looking for medical waste disposal services, we can help. Call today for a quote customized towards your needs.   

Woodbury, 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.

Woodbury, MN About

Woodbury is a city in Washington County, Minnesota, and part of the Minneapolis-Saint Paul metropolitan area. Woodbury is situated east of Saint Paul along Interstate 94. The 2018 population for Woodbury was 71,306, making it the 9th most populous city in Minnesota. Woodbury is composed of upland between the valleys of the Mississippi River and St. Croix River. The northeast corner of Woodbury lies within the watershed of Valley Creek, one of the few remaining trout streams in the Twin Cities area. Valley Creek flows eastwards to the St. Croix River at Afton, Minnesota. The city also contains several small lakes, including Powers, Wilmes, Colby, Carver, and Battle Creek. Battle Creek lake is the source of Battle Creek, which flows westwards to the Mississippi River in Saint Paul.

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Woodbury, MN Resources

The City of Woodbury

https://www.woodburymn.gov
8301 Valley Creek Road
Woodbury, Minnesota 55125
651-714-3500

Woodbury Fire Department

https://www.woodburymn.gov/departments/fire/index.php
2100 Radio Drive
Woodbury, Minnesota 55125
(651) 714-3600

Woodbury Chamber of Commerce

https://www.woodburychamber.org
700 Commerce Drive
Woodbury, Minnesota 55125
(651) 578-0722

Woodbury Public Works Department

https://www.woodburymn.gov/
2301 Tower Dr
Woodbury, Minnesota 55125
(651) 714-3720

M Health Fairview Woodwinds

https://www.fairview.org/Locations/Woodwinds-Health-Campus
1925 Woodwinds Dr
Woodbury, Minnesota 55125
(651) 232-0228

Children’s Minnesota Woodbury

https://www.childrensmn.org/
628 Bielenberg Dr
Woodbury, Minnesota 55125
(651) 220-6818

Woodbury, MN Interesting Information

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 35.56 square miles, of which, 34.73 square miles is land and 0.83 square miles is water. The city is bounded on the northern side by Interstate 94, the south by 60th Street, the west by Century Avenue, and the east by Manning Avenue. The adjoining cities in these directions are, respectively, Oakdale, Landfall, Lake Elmo, Cottage Grove, Maplewood, Newport and Afton.

 

 

Woodbury, 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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