Wildwood, MO Medical
Waste Disposal

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Wildwood Medical Waste Disposal Services

Wildwood 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

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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Wildwood, MO Medical Waste Disposal

Healthcare Waste Management is a medical waste disposal company that provides medical, infectious, biohazard medical waste disposal wildwood missouriand sharps container disposal services. We also provide secure document shredding, paper shredding and product destruction services to any industry in need of those services. We have an online safety and compliance portal that provides training to employees and the admin view allows employers to view all employee training status, certificates and send reminders to those needing to complete training. The Portal has Bloodborne Pathogens, HIPAA, Hazcom, DOT, PPE and so much more. It will also house the required documents for the company for ease of proving compliance, accessibility, safety plan building and more.

About Healthcare Waste Management

One thing any company looking for a medical waste disposal provider should understand is not all companies are created equal. Instead of listing all the types of companies, we figured it would be easier to tell you what to look for in a medical waste provider. You will want to look for a medical waste company that; directly employs the drivers to ensure best practices are followed when picking up your waste. You will want a company that own the vehicles that transports your waste to ensure the vehicles are properly equipped to transport medical waste and last you will want a company that destroys your medical waste without taking it to another company. The latter is mostly because of cost, if they do not destroy the waste they pick up, another company is making its margins from your bill as well. At Healthcare Waste Management we have processed over 15.5 million pounds of medical waste at our own medical waste processing plants.  

Wildwood, Missouri

Wildwood didn’t become Wildwood Missouri until 1995 unlike many other rural cities that had a much earlier start. That doesn’t mean the area isn’t rich with history. Wildwood is just a new name not an area. The area that encompasses Meramec Township is roughly Wildwood today. The Wildwood Historical society was established to find a permanent home for accumulated history, files and artifacts of the historic Meramec Township. The Wildwood Historical Society is a non-profit 501 you can learn more about the history of Wildwood here https://www.wildwoodhistoricalsociety.org/

Healthcare Systems

Wildwood being just outside of Saint Louis has plenty of healthcare options for your medical needs. There is Mercy Convenient Care located on Manchester and it is just a short drive to Mercy Hospital itself. Whatever your needs are the proper healthcare is just minutes away. At Healthcare Waste Management we service large and small medical waste generators. Whether your needs are that of a large national hospital or a single practice we have solutions to fit your facilities needs. Call us today for a custom quote built around your needs.

Wildwood, 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.

Wildwood, MO About

Wildwood is a city in St. Louis County, Missouri, United States. It is in the far western portion of the county. As of the 2010 census, the population was 35,517. Wildwood is the home of the Al Foster Trail, and numerous other trails, parks, and reserves such as Rockwoods Reservation and Babler State Park.

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Wildwood, MO Resources

The City of Wildwood

https://www.cityofwildwood.com
16860 Main Street
Wildwood, Missouri 63040
636-458-0440

Eureka Fire Protection

https://www.efpd.org
4849 Highway 109
Eureka, Missouri 63025
636-938-5505

Wildwood Police Department

https://www.cityofwildwood.com/159/Police
16860 Main St.
Wildwood, Missouri 63040
636-458-9194

Wildwood Historical Society

https://www.wildwoodhistoricalsociety.org
18750 Highway 100
Wildwood, Missouri 63069
636-458-0440

West County Chamber of Commerce

https://www.westcountychamber.com
15965 Manchester Road, Suite 102
Ellisville, Missouri 63011
636-230-9900

Mercy Convenient Care

https://www.mercy.net/practice/mercy-convenient-care-wildwood
16555 Manchester Rd
Wildwood, Missouri 63040
(636) 405-3155

Wildwood, MO Interesting Information

Wildwood is located at 38°34′54″N 90°38′58″W (38.581653, -90.649427). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 67.08 square miles, of which 66.42 square miles is land and 0.66 square miles is water. Wildwood is bounded to the north by Chesterfield; on the east by Clarkson Valley and Ellisville; to the south by Eureka and Pacific; and on the west by Franklin County.

Wildwood, 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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Why Reusable Sharps Containers?

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