Medical Waste Disposal Cost Maryland?
Through our waste segregation programs, our regulatory and process specialists work closely with your staff to:
- Develop processes that safely and efficiently direct your institution’s waste to the most appropriate containers
- Reduce your regulated medical waste volumes
- Reduce related treatment costs
- Prevent waste-related regulatory issues
- Be responsible stewards of the environment
Whether your facility is a hospital, surgical center, dialysis center, blood bank, nursing home, or veterinary clinic, our disposal management style can reduce your medical waste disposal costs by 50 percent over traditional companies. The key to reducing the volume of medical waste, without increasing risk, is to have energized staffs that are educated and motivated to classify waste accurately. This takes training. We will work with you to develop the strategies necessary for your staff to understand the various categories of waste so they can reduce the volume that flows into higher-cost such as the regulated medical waste stream. In this way, you’ll be able to recover a greater portion of your over-all waste costs.
- Waste Volume
- Waste Type - Classification
Additionally, it is not uncommon to find that different departments manage the costs associated with different waste streams and no one department has ever taken the time or responsibility to add up the various waste streams cross-department to get a clear understanding of how much total waste is generated and how much is spent on waste removal. The amount and costs for each waste stream is dependent on current environmental programs, regional regulations and hauling fees.
-Solid Waste – This waste stream is also called municipal waste, black bag, clear bag, or non-regulated medical waste. This is general trash, similar to what you would find in a hotel but with more plastics and packaging.