Pharmaceutical Waste Disposal in Charlotte
Pharmacies are not the only institutions that generate pharmaceutical waste. Hospitals, clinics and more need to develop steps to safely and responsibly dispose of expired pharmaceuticals. While they are created to help people in need, pharmaceuticals have high concentrations and can negatively affect bystanders and the environment.
Medical Waste Pros Charlotte partners with medical waste disposal service providers across Mecklenburg County who specialize in pharmaceutical waste disposal. If your waste includes drugs, medicament, medicine, or medication, our partners can help you dispose of it in a safe manner.
Our experts provide the safest containers and offer flexible service options. If you need your waste picked up daily or annually, our partners will work with you to keep your office clean and safe.
Call us today at (704) 461-1109 or fill out the form on the right to be connected to our local partners and get free, customized quotes on disposal services.
Pharmaceutical Waste and Pharmaceutical Waste Disposal in Charlotte
Pharmaceutical waste is dangerous because of most medications high potency. This makes it difficult for them to naturally degrade. The Environmental Protection Agency regulates the disposal of expired medications to reduce the negative impact on the environment.
When in the wrong hands medications can be harmful. When someone is not specifically prescribed a certain medication, it can help them, but for a healthy person, it can be damaging. The State Health Department regulated pharmaceutical waste to keep people safe and healthy.
Is My Pharmaceutical Waste Hazardous?
Hazardous waste requires special treatment, and any pharmaceuticals that are hazardous need to be kept separate from other pharmaceuticals. To qualify as hazardous, the material must meet at least one of the following requirements:
- The sole active ingredient in the pharmaceutical is listed by the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) as hazardous
- It contains ingredient(s) that result in the pharmaceutical exhibiting characteristics of hazardous waste (ignitable, corrosive, reactive/explosive, or radioactive/toxic)
- The material is already regulated by your state environmental agency.
If your pharmaceutical waste, or any other waste, meets any of the above requirements, it must be treated as hazardous waste. Medical Waste Pros Charlotte will match you with a service partner who will help you dispose of both hazardous and pharmaceutical waste correctly.
They will put together a program that works for your unique situation. To be connected to our networks partners, give us a call at (704) 461-1109.
Medical Waste Disposal for Pharmaceuticals throughout Charlotte
Medical Waste Pros Charlotte helps businesses that produce medical waste find the best disposal solutions for their needs. No matter what industry you are in, we can help, and we frequently work with companies in these fields:
Pharmacies – pharmacies can produce more than just pharmaceutical waste. If your retail pharmacy or pharmaceutical company needs help disposing of medical waste of any kind, our local experts can help.
Hospitals – laboratories, blood banks, surgery centers and more produce medical waste that needs to be disposed of responsibly—our partners can help!
Clinics – Clinics of all sizes produce medical waste. Our partners can help you manage your waste in a timely and efficient manner.
Long-Term Care/Hospice Facilities – There are several different types of waste that hospice facilities generate. For a better understanding of the types of waste and an upgraded office organizational system, partner with one of our local contractors.
We will connect you with providers in Charlotte so that your business stays safe and compliant. Complying with federal and North Carolina laws takes time and dedication, but using a service provider reduces your liability.
Medical Waste Pros Charlotte will help your office work within the law while staying safe and clean. Always take extra precautions when handling infectious waste, it’s better to be safe than sorry.
To find a disposal expert near you today, call us at (704) 461-1109.
Get Free, No Obligation Quotes on Hazardous and Pharmaceutical Waste Disposal in Charlotte
Medical Waste Pros Charlotte connects you with local experts to help you develop a proper medical waste disposal program that ensures you comply with all required regulations. They can even assist you with training and proper medical and prescription disposal management.
Call us today at (704) 461-1109 or fill out the form on the right to be connected to our network of local Charlotte medical waste management professionals. We will get you free quotes on multiple service options.