Giving Thanks – Remembering Our Four Freedoms

Like many of you I get excited when the political ads come to a close and the holiday ads begin. As you might have guessed most of the ads appearing on television now jump right into Christmas and leave many of us wondering, What about Thanksgiving? Think about it, wouldn’t it be nice to see

Crossing the Ethical Line? Controversial Waste Provider Stericycle Back in the News

Recently an article from the Christian News entitled, “Company Stericycle, Known for Burning, Illegally Dumping Aborted Babies, to Dispose of Ebola Waste” highlighted the fact that Stericyle has been granted a permit from the U.S. government to dispose of Ebola contaminated waste in Texas. Stericycle, the nation’s largest medical waste company, has been under fire from

Biomedical Waste Removal: How Ebola is changing the way we think about waste

The recent news of two healthcare workers in Dallas, Texas contracting the Ebola virus from a patient has sent shockwaves and fear across the country. The Centers for Disease Control blames the lack of protective gear and training involved for the spread and since has enacted a more stringent protocol for those in medical community. Ebola is

Sustainability & the Environment: Moving fowards or backwards?

This past year marked 35 years ago that “Earth day” was created when it mobilized 200 million people in 141 countries and lifted the status of environmental issues onto the world stage. Years later polls were taken by Gallup, asking people what they valued more… importance on protecting the environment or economic growth. The results may

Paperless Manifests – Now Much More than Going Green

At Universal Waste Management we believe that going green isn’t just a company initiative or slogan, but a way of life. Doing our part to reduce waste and alleviate the need for so much paper has been a goal of ours for some time. As you know this is easier said than done, and in reality

Time to Make the Switch – Why Switching Providers is Worth the Hassle

Change is never easy and many of us are willing to “put up with a lot” just to avoid the hassle. Why? Avoiding confrontation or issues (we often think) keeps the stress down, confrontation to a minimum and lets us politely ignore the elephant in the room. In all honesty when it comes to change

Biomedical Waste Removal and Protecting the Environment

If your facility is one of the 38,000 located in Florida that generates biomedical waste on a yearly basis, then you know how important it is to remove it properly. Not only can it be a danger to workers and staff at the facility, but it also poses a risk to the general public if it’s not handled

The Universal Waste Management Difference: Customer Service vs. Customized Service

In this day and age you’ve probably heard the saying, “The only true constant is change.”  In order to stay relevant to your customers today you’ve got to understand their needs and adapt to a changing tomorrow. This begs the question, “Then why are so many companies, not changing?” Take for example customer service. There is

What’s Your Biomedical Waste Operating Plan?

Most companies who deal with biomedical waste don’t know where to begin when it comes to compliance. States can vary on the required documentation, regulation, and training necessary. Even though many facilities have their biomedical waste removed by a registered waste transporter, it’s still important to have a “plan” in place that documents your procedures and emergency

Pros & Cons: Fiding the Right Medical Waste Removal Provider

It doesn’t matter if you’re a  small medical office or a full scale hospital with more than 1,000 employees, it’s critical to find a provider that has the flexibility to fit your needs. When it comes to making that final decision you really should consider the Pros and Cons of your options. For the sake of this post

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