Lee's Summit, MO Medical
Waste Disposal

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Lee's Summit Medical Waste Disposal Services

Lee's Summit 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.

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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 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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Regardless of if you produce one pound of medical waste a month or 1,000 pounds a month we have you covered. Along with our top notch medical waste disposal services we also offer sharps disposal, pharmaceutical disposal, and secure product/hard drive disposal. Along with our disposal services we have a line of online compliance training available including OSHA and HHS training for your employees.

How We Save You Money

The ever advancing technology of the world continues to provide us with alternatives to the old ways of doing things. Sometimes the new way can be cheaper and more environmentally than the strategies of old. For example using the new reusable waste and sharps containers not only saves money by not requiring we throw away the old container and buying a new one, but also helps the environment by reducing the amount of plastic waste created per pickup.

However, the main way we save you money is by owning our waste disposal plant. Many waste disposal companies do not own their own waste disposal plant but instead pay a third party company to destroy your waste. By destroying your waste ourselves we can cut out a major cost and pass that down on to our customers.

Lee’s Summit, Missouri

Lee’s Summit is the sixth largest city in the state with a population of just over 90,000 people. Lee’s Summit has been voted by CNN and Money Magazine as one of the best cities to live in ranking at number 27. The list of largest employers in the city is very diverse and includes the public school system, St Luke’s Hospital, an AT&T call center and more.

Healthcare Systems

When it comes to receiving healthcare in Lee’s Summit you have a couple options. First there is St. Luke’s East Hospital on NE St Luke’s Blvd which is a 201 bed hospital that services everything from cardiology to podiatry. Second there is the smaller Lee’s Summit Medical Center with just 80 beds don’t let the small capacity fool you, the quality of care is just the same.

Lee's Summit, 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.

  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.

Lee's Summit, MO About

Lee's Summit is a city located within the counties of Jackson (primarily) and Cass in the U.S. state of Missouri. As of the 2010 census its population was about 91,364, making it the sixth-largest city in both the state and in the Kansas City Metropolitan Area.

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Lee's Summit, MO Resources

Lee's Summit City Hall

https://cityofls.net/
220 SE Green St
Lee's Summit, Missouri 64063
(816) 969-1000

Lees Summit Police Department

https://cityofls.net/police-department
10 NE Tudor Rd
Lee's Summit, Missouri 64086
(816) 969-7390

Lee's Summit Fire Department

https://cityofls.net/fire-department
2000 NE Rice Rd
Lee's Summit, Missouri 64064
(816) 969-1300

Lee's Summit Medical Center

https://leessummitmedicalcenter.com/
2100 SE Blue Pkwy
Lee's Summit, Missouri 64063
(816) 282-5000

Saint Luke's East Hospital

https://www.saintlukeskc.org/locations/saint-lukes-east-hospital
100 NE St Lukes Blvd
Lee's Summit, Missouri 64086
(816) 347-5000

Kansas City Home Medical Supply

https://kchomemed.com/
1565 NE Douglas St
Lee's Summit, Missouri 64086
(816) 908-2977

Lee's Summit, MO Interesting Information

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 65.39 square miles, of which 63.35 square miles is land and 2.04 square miles is water. Founded as the "Town of Strother", by William B. Howard for his wife, Maria D. Strother. Howard came to Jackson County in 1842 from Kentucky, married Maria in 1844, and by 1850 he and Maria had 833 acres and a homestead five miles north of town.

Lee's Summit, MO 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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