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Specialized Medical Waste Solutions for Pharmaceutical Entities

Pharmacies and pharmaceutical companies generate medical waste like any other facility or business that’s related to the healthcare industry. With blood drives, immunizations, expired medications, and other testing materials that pharmacies work with regularly, secure and safe pharmaceutical waste management and medical waste disposal for sharps and regulated waste is necessary. Pharmacies are also a point of contact for the public for expired medications and used sharps materials. That’s why pharmacies have the requirements in place to handle medical waste properly. 

Medical Waste Pros can connect pharmacies throughout the United States with reputable medical waste disposal companies to ensure that they protect their employees, customers, and sanitation workers by disposing of sharps and regulating medical waste properly.

We can help you develop a program that ensures you comply with all required regulations, and even assist you in finding a professional medical waste disposal company in your area to help you with training and proper medical and prescription disposal management. We’ll help you select the containers, schedule, and system that works best for your organization.

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Why Choose Medical Waste Pros

Fast Turnaround

Get matched to a partner in 3-5 minutes. They will work with you to get a quote based on your specifications.

Nationwide Coverage

We have partners all over the United States.

Partnered with the Best

We have partners nationwide providing you with the best, secure options in your area.

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The Benefits of Using Medical Waste Pros for Your Pharmacy’s Medical Waste

Protect the Environment

Safe disposal of medications prevents hazardous materials from contaminating the environment. It reduces the risk of soil and water pollution, protecting ecosystems and human health.

Public Health and Safety

Proper disposal minimizes the risk of infections and injuries associated with the handling of medical waste. This helps protect the health and safety of pharmacy staff, your service provider, and the general public.

Keep in Compliance 

Following proper disposal procedures ensures compliance with local, state, and federal regulations governing the handling and disposal of medical waste. This helps pharmacies avoid legal consequences and penalties.

Conserve Resources

Some medical waste materials can be recycled or repurposed. Proper disposal methods may involve recycling certain materials, contributing to resource conservation and sustainability efforts.

Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Company 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

Can we just flush our expired medications?


No, you can’t flush every type of medication. Once one of your pharmaceuticals has expired or you no longer need it, it’s important to check if it contains a hazardous chemical that needs a specific disposal method so it won’t contaminate the environment. You can also check out the FDA’s Flush List to see which medications are okay to flush that won’t harm the environment.

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.