Wednesday 24 January 2018
Posted by:  9:00 AM CST

Here at LBMedwaste, we provide the critical services our clients need to not only stay in business but to mitigate their risk. One such way of accomplishing this is through document destruction. There are enough digital concerns businesses must deal with in this age of cyber-insecurity, so the last thing (more)

Posted by:  8:00 AM CST

There’s generally more waste generated during flu season and that means a need for more and larger containers, and more frequent ordering and disposal schedules. Based on record-high influenza numbers in Australia, where flu season just wrapped up, U.S. health officials are bracing for a similar situation in the 2017-2018 (more)

Posted by:  10:00 AM CST

If you are a human being, it is likely you have been to a hospital, doctor’s office or clinic of some type at least once in your life. Yet, did you know that even the smallest clinic can go through hundreds, if not thousands, of pounds of pharmaceutical waste? With (more)

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How well do you understand “cradle-to-grave” regulations? And why are they important for your medical waste? The “cradle-to-grave” system is a procedure in which hazardous materials are identified and followed by descriptive documents called manifests. Cradle-to-grave comes from The Resource Conservation and Recovery Act of 1976. Whomever generates the waste is (more)

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While it may be okay to cut a corner here and there while you are cleaning your house or office, when it comes to medical waste disposal, nothing less than 100 percent is acceptable. Consider for a moment how much of hospital and medical waste could be potentially dangerous. Medical waste (more)

Wednesday 8 November 2017
Posted by:  8:00 AM CST

How savvy are you about medical waste and its disposal? Here is a quick quiz to test your knowledge. If you can answer all 7 questions correctly, then you can safely consider yourself a Waste Wizard. Answers can be found at the bottom. A confidential document waste container: has a secure Padlock Hasp is (more)

Posted by:  8:00 AM CST

For too many businesses, document destruction stems from a place of annoyance. Paperwork can take up a lot of space and require a lot of time to sort through, so it’s sometimes easier to simply get rid of it in the easiest way possible. For others, document destruction is the means (more)

Thursday 12 October 2017
Posted by:  10:00 AM CST

Do you know how to properly dispose of dental anesthetic carpules? Dental carpules are the small, cylindrical glass tubes that deliver dental anesthetics. Disposing of them after use can be tricky and it’s important to get it right to keep everyone – patients and staff alike – safe. Follow these (more)

Wednesday 13 September 2017
Posted by:  9:00 AM CST

One can never underestimate the importance of properly disposing of medical waste. What is medical waste? Medical waste which comes from humans contains high amounts of disease-causing microorganisms when compared to regular trash. These microorganisms cause disease. These microorganisms can become resistant to antibiotics which also contributes to the hazards created by (more)

Posted by:  9:00 AM CST

If you’re in the medical services field, you probably deal with a lot of medical waste, which must be disposed of properly according to the laws. It’s an important part of running a medical business since you don’t want to risk contaminating others with harmful waste. LB Medwaste wants to help (more)