Austin Pharmaceutical Waste Disposal Services
In any city, it is critical to take the proper precautions when it comes to the disposal of medicinal products, medicine, medication, medicament, and common drugs. Pharmaceutical waste can be extremely harmful to the environment, so it is important to take the proper precautions when disposing of this type of waste.
Here at Medical Waste Pros Austin we are ready to help you dispose of these hazardous pharmaceutical products and ensure your organization is compliant with state and federal regulations. We will connect you with a local Austin provider to handle your pharmaceutical waste responsibly and affordably.
Our contractors will provide the proper containers and set up a schedule for either pickup or mail back services, helping you stay in compliance with local laws and eliminate the risk of harmful waste affecting your patients, your staff, or the environment.
Pharmaceutical Waste and Pharmaceutical Waste Disposal in Austin Defined
Most medicines have high concentrations of active ingredients, halting the medicine from degrading over time. Because of this, they are extremely harmful to the environment, regardless of how helpful they are to people.
The Environmental Protection Agency and your State Health Department make sure to regulate all expired pharmaceutical waste and other pharmaceutical waste to keep the community safe from hazardous environmental implications.
Is My Pharmaceutical Waste Hazardous Waste?
To classify as hazardous waste, pharmaceuticals must meet the below requirements:
- The sole active ingredient in the pharmaceutical must be listed by the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) as a hazardous waste.
- It contains ingredients that result in the pharmaceutical exhibiting characteristics of hazardous waste (ignitable, corrosive, reactive/explosive, or toxic/radioactive) per RCRA.
- The material is already regulated by the Austin state environmental agency.
If any or all of these items apply to the pharmaceuticals in your office and you need to dispose of these items, make sure you take the proper steps to ensure you are disposing of it properly.
We can easily connect you with several local providers who know exactly how to deal with hazardous pharmaceuticals and will help you set up a personalized waste management program.
Medical Waste Disposal for Pharmaceuticals throughout Austin
Pharmacists must comply with the Medication Management Standards mandated by the Joint Commission. Medical Waste Pros Austin offers compliant, reliable pharmaceutical waste disposal options for every industry. The main industries our local experts focus on include:
Pharmacies– Our experts can help retail pharmacies and pharmaceutical companies with easy-to-manage systems to ensure expired medications are disposed of properly.
Hospitals– Including managing pharmaceutical waste in any hospital setting, surgery centers, laboratories, blood banks and more.
Clinics – Do you have a retail clinic or do you run a private practice? Learn how we can help manage your medical waste and pharmaceutical waste efficiently and affordably.
Long-Term Care/Hospice Facilities– There are several unique aspects that are involved in long-term care pharmaceutical disposal- we make sure you understand what you need to help protect your employees and residents.
Medical Waste Pros Austin will connect you with local providers to make sure your company complies with the Medication Management Standards. This will strengthen your compliance efforts and protect your employees from harm as well as keep your business on track in regards to regulations.
Get Free Quotes on Pharmaceutical and Hazardous Medical Waste Disposal in Los Angeles
Medical Waste Pros Austin helps you find the best solutions for your pharmaceutical, hazardous, and biological medical waste needs. We have a large network of local contractors who are competing for your business, ensuring you receive the best price and the best service.
Let our Austin Pharmaceutical Waste Disposal Providers help you select the containers, schedule, and system that works best for your organization. To get free quotes on common medical waste disposal, fill out the form to the right, or give us a call at (512)-354-4320.