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Safe Medical Waste Disposal for Nursing Homes and Long-Term Care Facilities

It is common for the residents of nursing homes and long-term care facilities to require daily medical care. Medical waste generated in the facility is subject to the same regulations as hospitals and other healthcare providers. Careful handling and safe disposal of medical waste ensures a safe environment for your residents and staff.  

At Medical Waste Pros, we understand the unique challenges faced by these facilities in managing medical waste responsibly and compliantly. Our dedicated team is committed to providing safe, efficient, and environmentally conscious disposal services, allowing nursing homes and long-term care facilities to focus on providing quality care to their residents. 

From sharps and expired medications to contaminated materials and more, we offer a comprehensive range of services designed to meet the specific needs of healthcare providers in the long-term care sector.

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Benefits of Using Medical Waste Pros for Your Nursing Home

Prevent the Spread of Infections 

Safe and proper disposal of medical waste helps prevent the spread of infections within the facility. Contaminated materials, such as used bandages and dressings, are disposed of in a way that minimizes the risk of transmitting infections to residents and staff.

Keep in Compliance 

Nursing homes must adhere to local, state, and federal regulations governing the disposal of medical waste. Proper disposal ensures compliance with these regulations, reducing the risk of legal consequences and penalties.

Protect Public and Environmental Health 

Responsible medical waste management protects public health and the environment. It minimizes the risk of contamination from potentially infectious materials, pharmaceuticals, and hazardous substances, contributing to overall community well-being.

Keep Residents and Staff Safe

Proper disposal of sharps and other hazardous materials reduces the risk of injuries to both residents and healthcare staff. It creates a safer environment within the facility, promoting the well-being of everyone involved.

Contribute to Sustainability 

Some medical waste materials can be recycled or repurposed. Proper disposal methods may involve recycling certain materials, contributing to sustainability efforts, and reducing the environmental impact.

Nursing Home Medical Waste FAQs

What types of waste do you handle?


Medical Waste Pros can handle a variety of medical waste across different industries, including:

Do you use safe medical waste disposal methods?


Yes, all of our service providers follow all state and federal regulations when it comes to disposing medical waste. They use methods such as autoclaving, chemical treatments, and EPA approved incineration.

What are my options for medical waste disposal services?


Medical Waste Pros offers a variety of methods for disposing of your medical waste. You can choose recurring or a one-time service, depending on your med spa’s needs. We also offer mail-back services and have drop-off locations for smaller amounts of waste.

How much does a service cost?


The price of your medical waste disposal service will depend on the method you choose, the type of waste you have, the amount of waste you have, and other factors. When you contact us with the details of your project, our service providers will send you accurate price quotes for your specific needs.

How can I schedule a service?


Contact Medical Waste Pros at (888) 755-6370 or fill out the form. We will connect you with service providers in your area who are equipped to handle the job. You will schedule a service through them.

Can I just throw my medical waste away?


No, you can’t throw away medical waste. There are state and federal laws, including OSHA, FDA, DOT, and the EPA, that regulate how to dispose of medical waste. These regulations were put in place for your safety, in terms of the environment and health effects of improper disposal.

What goes in a sharps container?


Using an FDA-approved container, you can put these items in it:

  • Needles and syringes
  • Lancets and blood testing supplies
  • Infusion sets and auto-injectors
  • Scalpels and razor blades
  • Broken glass and other sharp objects

Contact us for a free quote today!

Reach out to our team today to discuss medical waste management solutions. We're here to explore your options and guide you to the perfect service for your needs.