Different Types of Pharmaceutical Waste

There are hundreds of pharmaceuticals in the United States. It can be difficult to know how to dispose of them all safely. There is a difference between proper disposal for over-the-counter medicines, controlled substances, non-controlled medications and hazardous waste pharmaceuticals. Disposing of drugs into the trash or down the sink can lead to environmental contamination
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Medical Waste & the Environment

Hospitals, veterinary clinics and schools all offer valuable services. They also create a lot of medical waste in the process. The proper disposal of medical sharps, medications and other bio waste is well known throughout Florida and Georgia. Correctly eliminating products like bloody gloves, tubing, bandages, sharps and medications not only saves human lives, it
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Biomedical Waste Disposal from Universal Waste Management

There are many places that produce biomedical waste, including hospitals, health clinics, nursing homes, laboratories, dentists, funeral homes, jails, animal hospitals, and veterinary clinics. The waste produced from these facilities is different from household and everyday refuse. Because disease can be spread through biohazardous materials, special care must be taken when disposing of it. Aside
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Tips to Control and Dispose of Hazardous Waste

1. Know that controlled substances are covered under separate regulations. Controlled substances (eg, morphine, codeine, hydrocodone, diazepam, lorazepam, zolpidem, etc) must be shipped and transported in accordance with DEA regulations for packaging, inventory, and transport. Moreover, there are specific requirements for destruction. The best information available is at the DEA website. Some specialty waste companies
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The Importance of Secure Drug Disposal

If you have expired prescription medications, it’s essential to dispose of them securely. When prescription drugs are abused, it puts people at risk for injury, addiction and even death. This problem is an increasing concern in the United States, with millions of people taking prescription drugs non-medicinally every year. The problem not only highlights the
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