Kansas City Medical Waste Disposal Services
Kansas City Medical Waste Disposal. Healthcare Waste Management offers convenient, secure medical waste disposal services in Missouri. 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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
We service all of Missouri 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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Kansas City Medical Waste Disposal
No matter if you are a large scale generator of medical waste or simply discard a few sharps a month we offer medical waste disposal to you. Along with medical waste and sharps disposal we offer many other services. Some of these services include HIPAA and OSHA compliance training, infectious waste disposal, secure document shredding, product shredding and more.
Keeping Costs Low
Did you know that many medical waste disposal companies don’t actually dispose of your waste? They take your waste to a disposal plant they don’t own, pay this plant to destroy your waste, and then charge you to do it. We own your waste from start to finish. We own the trucks that haul the waste, we employ the drivers, and we own the disposal plants we use. This saves incredible amounts of money and we are glad to pass the savings on.
Kansas City, Missouri
After World War 2 and due to the development of the streetcar system across the surrounding areas many families moved to the surrounding suburbs. In 1940 the city had just under 500,000 residents but by the year 2000 the population was down to 180,000. Thanks to many development projects in the city (about $6 billion dollars worth) the population today has shot back up to 480,000. While the population growth has continued, the economic growth of the city slows as many of the companies move out to the suburbs. As a matter of fact the public school system is the largest employer in the city.
Despite the lack of businesses in the city the hospitals available to the people are in no way lacking. For instance St. Lukes employs more than 600 doctors and treats more than 60 different specialties and is the teaching hospital for the UoM – Kansas City School of Medicine. The Truman Medical Center on Holmes Road is also affiliated with the same college, has a Level 3 NICU and the only dedicated sickle cell treatment center in the area.
Kansas City, MO 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.
- We own the waste from pickup to destruction, no middleman, means no hidden cost.
- 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.
- 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.
Kansas City, MO About
Kansas City is the largest city in the U.S. state of Missouri by population and area. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city had an estimated population of 491,918 in 2018, making it the 38th most-populous city in the United States. It is the most populated municipality and historic core city of the Kansas City metropolitan area, which straddles the Kansas–Missouri state line and has a CSA population of 2,487,053. Most of the city lies within Jackson County, but portions spill into Clay, Cass, and Platte counties. The city borders Kansas City, Kansas (KCK), and the Kansas counties of Johnson County and Wyandotte County.
Kansas City, MO Resources
Kansas City, MO Interesting Information
Bluffs overlook the rivers and river bottom areas. Kansas City proper is bowl-shaped and is surrounded to the north and south by glacier-carved limestone and bedrock cliffs. Kansas City is at the junction between the Dakota and Minnesota ice lobes during the maximum late Independence glaciation of the Pleistocene epoch. The Kansas and Missouri rivers cut wide valleys into the terrain when the glaciers melted and drained.
Kansas City, MO Medical Waste FAQ and Related Searches
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.
- 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
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.
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.
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Medical Waste Disposal Service Area
Healthcare Waste Management services the entire state of Missouri including the following cities: St. Louis, Kansas City, Springfield, Columbia, Independence, Lee's Summit, O'Fallon, Joplin, St. Joseph, St. Charles, Jefferson City, St. Peters, Blue Springs, Cape Girardeau, Florissant, Chesterfield, Farmington, Wentzville, Oakville, Wildwood for medical waste and related services.
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"Cheap & good medical waste removal company. The staff is great and the pick-up is always on time. Thank you!"