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Cradle-to-Grave Regulations: What You Need to Know

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Cradle-to-Grave Regulations: What You Need to Know

March 12, 2021

Cradle-to-Grave Regulations: What You Need to Know 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 […]

 
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Why Medical Waste Disposal Must be Done Properly

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How Savvy Are You About Medical Waste and its Disposal?

Test your knowledge 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 […]

 
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How to Dispose of Dental Waste

How to Dispose of Dental Waste 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 guidelines: If […]

 
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Medical Waste Can Be a Dangerous Thing

Medical Waste Can Be a Dangerous Thing 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 […]

 
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Learn What LB Medwaste Can Do for You

Learn What LB Medwaste Can Do for You 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 […]

 
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What you Should Know About Medical Waste Disposal

What you Should Know About Medical Waste Disposal If you’ve never taken time to audit how much trash you create at home or in your business, it’s worth a look. The figures can be staggering, and the same is true for medical waste disposal at health care facilities. On average, each American generates 4.4 lb. of […]

 
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Turning Waste into a Resource

Turning Waste into a Resource A lot of the waste, medical and universal, we throw away can be recycled. This act benefits the environment by diverting waste away from the landfills and providing material for making products. Why does this matter? Poor waste management contributes to climate change and air pollution, and directly affects nature. Landfills […]

 
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How Professional Medical Waste Disposal Protects your Business

How Professional Medical Waste Disposal Protects your Business Medical waste disposal isn’t a job that is high on the list for many professionals in the health-care industry. We completely understand. Medical waste is strictly regulated by state and federal laws, it can be toxic to your health and it can endanger the safety of your […]

 
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The Importance of Medical Waste Management

The Importance of Medical Waste Management Where would we be without waste disposal management? Waste or garbage is the term used to describe the unwanted…those things that cannot be used by humans. Think about our production of waste. Every minute we are using something and producing waste out of it, whether it’s a used bandage […]

 
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