The disposal of your medical waste shouldn’t be overly expensive…so long as you’re doing so correctly and cost efficiently. If it feels like you’re being charged through the nose for your medical waste disposal, you could be making one of the following eleven common mistakes.

What’s causing an increasing amount of fish and aquatic life to become “feminized” or sterile? Excess amounts of pharmaceutical products being dumped into the sewer system. That’s just one of many mistakes companies make when disposing of pharmaceutical waste.

The MWR sharps disposal system lets you dispose of needles via mail

Looking for an easier and less expensive way to discard a small amount of sharps? Using an MWRS sharps mail back kit can cut your costs nearly in half and lets you dispose of sharps without needing to call a service. Read more

With Ebola spreading, it’s important to follow these guidelines for contaminated waste

As we’ve watched Ebola spread from African nations to US health care facilities, it’s become prudent that we take extra precautions with waste generated by isolation units treating infected patients. This post includes a link to our Standard Operating Procedures for disposing of Ebola-related waste, along with updates as information changes. Read more

 Incorrect sharps disposal is hazardous to yourself and disposal workers

Times change – especially when it comes to sharps disposal.  In fact, many methods currently being used are either exposing people to health hazards or are overly expensive. These four guidelines will help make your sharps disposal safer and more cost-effective. Read more

If you handle hazardous material, you need this training

If you ever contact, dispense or deliver hazardous chemicals, we have a class that could be necessary for you. WH2E is sponsoring discounted training sessions in October and November that provide the training and certifications you need to comply with governmental regulations. Read more

Stay in compliance to avoid hefty audit fines

Sooner or later, the Department of Natural Resources is going to audit your business to ensure you are properly disposing your medical waste. To help you avoid any possible penalties, here are the top 12 things the DNR looks for during an audit. Read more

With so much to remember about proper disposal of medical waste, it can be easy to overlook a few federal and state regulations. But come audit time, failure to get your ducks in a row could result in some hefty fines. Here are five common ways businesses fail to meet the Department of Natural Resources’ […]