Oshkosh, WI Medical
Waste Disposal

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Oshkosh Medical Waste Disposal Services

Oshkosh Medical Waste Disposal. Healthcare Waste Management offers convenient, secure medical waste disposal services in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. 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 Wisconsin 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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The History of Oshkosh

The city of Oshkosh was named after Menominee general Chief Oshkosh and was namely a fur trading town. Quickly like with many other oshkosh medical wasteWisconsin towns Oshkosh’s primary industry became the lumber trade. By 1860 there were 11 lumber mills in the city which gained the nickname of Sawdust Capital of The World. The many natural waterways accelerated the growth of the lumber business as it made it easier to transport lumber cheaply. In 1874 the number of mills had shot up to 47 until a large fire wiped out many businesses in the town.

These days the town is a middle class town whose largest employers include plastic manufacturers and vehicle manufacturers.

The Technological Advances

Moving forward with technology is a major way many companies can save money on their operating costs. We understand this fact of business and gladly take advantage so we can charge you the lowest prices possible. One step in technology we take is simply our reusable waste containers. Before, we had to throw out a plastic bin every pickup we did.

Now we can not only cut down on the amount of plastic waste we create but we can also cut costs! Along with this we use advanced truck routing to ensure our drivers take the most efficient routes to use the least amount of gas and make sure we have timely pickups.

Oshkosh, WI 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.

Oshkosh, WI About

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 26.61 square miles, of which, 25.59 square miles is land and 1.02 square miles is water. The city had 27 historic buildings and sites individually listed on the NRHP as of October 2011. Eleven are houses, four are churches, and the remainder include schools, colleges, a bank, a fire house, an observatory, the county courthouse, and a cemetery where many of the entrepreneurs are buried.

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Oshkosh, WI Resources

Oshkosh City Hall

https://www.ci.oshkosh.wi.us/
215 Church Ave
Oshkosh, Wisconsin 54903
(920) 236-5000

Oshkosh Chamber of Commerce

https://www.oshkoshchamber.com/
120 Jackson St
Oshkosh, Wisconsin 54901
(920) 303-2266

Winnebago County Health Department

https://www.co.winnebago.wi.us/health
112 Otter Ave, Second Floor
Oshkosh, Wisconsin 54903
(920) 232-3000

Ascension NE Wisconsin Mercy Hospital

https://healthcare.ascension.org/Locations/Wisconsin/WIAPA/Oshkosh-Ascension-NE-Wisconsin-Mercy-Campus
500 S Oakwood Rd
Oshkosh, Wisconsin 54904
(920) 223-2000

Aurora Medical Center Oshkosh

https://www.aurorahealthcare.org/locations/hospital/aurora-medical-center-in-oshkosh
855 N Westhaven Dr
Oshkosh, Wisconsin 54904
(920) 456-6000

Partnership Community Health Center

https://www.partnershipchc.org/
2310 Westowne Ave
Oshkosh, Wisconsin 54904
(920) 731-7445

Oshkosh, WI Interesting Information

Oshkosh is a city in Winnebago County, Wisconsin, United States, located where the Fox River enters Lake Winnebago from the west. The population was 66,083 at the 2010 census. The city is located adjacent to the Town of Oshkosh.

Oshkosh, WI 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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Working in the healthcare community has its risks, one being the exposure to bloodborne pathogens.  Bloodborne pathogens are microorganisms in human blood that can cause disease in humans.  These pathogens include, but are not limited to, hepatitis B (HBV), hepatitis C (HCV) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).  These are serious infections with even more serious […] Read More

Medical Waste Disposal Service Area

Healthcare Waste Management services the entire state of Wisconsin including the following cities: Milwaukee, Madison, Appleton, Green Bay, Racine, Kenosha, Eau Claire, La Crosse, Oshkosh, Wausau, Waukesha, Janesville, Sheboygan, West Bend, Beloit, West Allis, Fond du Lac, Wauwatosa, Manitowoc and Stevens Point for medical waste and related services.

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