Saint Charles, MO Medical
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Saint Charles Medical Waste Disposal Services

Saint Charles 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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St. Charles Medical Waste Disposal

Those who are in need of secure shredding of many different types like product shredding or hard drive shredding and more are in the saint charles medical wasteright place. We offer those services along with your standard medical waste disposal or sharps pickup, but there is nothing standard about our low prices. We also have online compliance training for OSHA, HHS and more.

Committed to Low Costs

Along with our commitment to high quality service we are forever committed to low prices. So committed, in fact, we bought our own waste disposal plant. Most companies transport their waste to a third party plant that they have to then pay to dispose of your waste. This raises costs, whereas we do not have to go through that ridiculous process, we just dispose of your waste ourselves. It raises the quality and control of your service and drops prices, we feel like it’s a no-brainer.

St. Charles, Missouri

St. Charles was actually founded in in 1769 which is earlier than many other cities in Missouri. These days the largest employer is the casino Ameristar and the company Pharma Medica opened a research facility there specializing in biotechnology and has created nearly 350 jobs since then. Chuck Berry, Randy Orton, and the founder of Chicago were actually born in St. Charles. St. Charles became part of America in 1804 with the Louisiana Purchase. Lindenwood College, a private fine arts school, was opened in 1827 and is still open today.

Healthcare Systems

For healthcare in St. Charles you have a few options. Mainly there are the Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital on Hospital Drive and the Select Specialty Hospital on South Capital Drive. Barnes-Jewish employs more than 400 physicians and even has a 20% discount for people staying at the hotel on Veterans Memorial.

Saint Charles, 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.

Saint Charles, MO About

Saint Charles is a city in, and the county seat of, St. Charles County, Missouri, United States. The population was 65,794 at the 2010 census, making St. Charles the ninth-largest city in Missouri. Situated on the Missouri River, it is a northwestern suburb of St. Louis. Founded circa 1769 as Les Petites Côtes, or "The Little Hills" in French, by Louis Blanchette, a French-Canadian fur trader, when the area was nominally ruled by Spain following the Seven Years' War, St. Charles is the third-oldest city in Missouri.

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Saint Charles, MO Resources

St Charles City Hall

https://www.stcharlescitymo.gov
200 N 2nd St #2851
St Charles, Missouri 63301
(636) 949-3200

St Charles Police Department

https://www.stcharlescitymo.gov/201/Police
1781 Zumbehl Rd
St Charles, Missouri 63303
(636) 949-3300

St Charles Fire Station

https://www.stcharlescitymo.gov/245/Your-Fire-Stations-and-Response-Map
2817 Elm St
St Charles, Missouri 63301
(636) 949-3387

Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital

https://www.bjsph.org/
10 Hospital Dr
St Peters, Missouri 63376
(636) 916-9000

Select Specialty Hospital

https://stlouis.selectspecialtyhospitals.com/
First Floor 300 South 1st Capitol Drive
St Charles, Missouri 63301
(636) 947-5010

Med X Change Medical Supply

https://www.medxchangestl.com/
325 S 5th St
St Charles, Missouri 63301
(636) 949-5660

Saint Charles, MO Interesting Information

The Riverfront and Main Street area in the St. Charles Historic District is a central gathering place and focal point for the community. The primary features of the riverfront and Historic Main Street are residences and businesses. Each block features shops, restaurants, and offices frequented by visitors and locals. Much is planned for the development and improvement of the area, including a northward extension of the Katy Trail, residential and commercial development, parking garage expansion, casino expansion, and development of hotels.

Saint Charles, 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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