Los Angeles Pharmaceutical Waste Disposal Services
It’s critical that any organization that has to handle medical waste has the proper steps in place to manage and dispose of medicinal products, medicine, medication, medicament, or just common drugs.
Pharmaceutical waste can cause harm to the environment, so there are precautions that must be managed properly to ensure your organization is complaint with state and federal regulations and helps make sure you’re not affecting the environment with improper pharmaceutical waste disposal.
Medical Waste Pros Los Angeles will connect you with local LA provider that will handle your pharmaceutical waste responsibly and affordably. Let a professional located right in Los Angeles help you figure out the proper pharmaceutical waste disposal program in place based the amount of medical waste you produce.
They’ll provide you with containers, schedule a regular pickup or set up your mail-back service, and eliminate the risk of harmful medications affecting your patients, staff, and the environment.
To get started, give us a call at (213) 785-1457 or fill out the form to the right! Within minutes, you’ll have multiple quotes from Los Angeles-Based Pharmaceutical Waste Providers.
LA Pharmaceutical Waste and Pharmaceutical Waste Disposal Defined
Most medicines have high concentrations of active ingredients that help people, but can also be dangerous to the environment- and those concentrations don’t degrade over time.
Expired pharmaceuticals and pharmaceutical waste is regulated by Environmental Protection Agency and the State Health Department.
Is my Pharmaceutical Waste Hazardous?
There are certain requirements that must be met for a pharmaceutical to be classified as hazardous waste:
- The sole active ingredient in the pharmaceutical that needs to be disposed of is listed by the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) as a hazardous waste,
- It contains ingredient(s) that result in the pharmaceutical exhibiting characteristics of hazardous waste (ignitable, corrosive, reactive/explosive, or toxic/radioactive), which requires that it be treated as hazardous waste under RCRA.
- The material is already regulated by your state environmental agency.
If any or all of these items apply to any pharmaceutical you’re planning to get rid of, you need to take the proper steps to ensure you are disposing of it properly. If you need to dispose of pharmaceuticals on a regular schedule, or just need periodic on-call pickup, we can help!
Let Medical Waste Pros Los Angeles connect you with a local provider to put together a customized program for your pharmaceutical waste and medical waste management. We can find a local provider to help you- just fill out the form and we’ll have quotes to you within minutes!
Medical Waste Disposal for Pharmaceuticals throughout Los Angeles
Pharmacists must comply with the Medication Management Standards mandated by the Joint Commission. Medical Waste Pros Los Angeles offers secure, compliant, reliable pharmaceutical waste disposal for any industry, but our local experts focus on the following organizations:
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 manager 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.
We’ll connect you with providers in Los Angeles to help you strengthen your compliance efforts and protect your employees from harm.
Get Free Quotes on Pharmaceutical and Hazardous Medical Waste Disposal in Los Angeles
Medical Waste Pros Los Angeles 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.
Let our Los Angeles 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 (213) 785-1457.