biomedical waste News

  • Biomedical Waste Situation in Istanbul

    In developing countries, solid waste has not been considered sufficiently important to be of concern. In many countries hazardous and medical wastes are still handled and disposed of together with domestic waste, thus creating a significant health risk to workers, the public and the environment. In Brazil for instance, it has been estimated by the Brazilian Sanitary and Environmental Engineering ...


  • BioMedical Technology Solutions Holdings, Inc. Announces New Rental Program

    BioMedical Technology Solutions Holdings, Inc. ("BMTS") (OTCQB: BMTL) is pleased to announce a revolutionary medical waste disposal system rental program for its Demolizer® II machine. The rental program will provide a cost effective way for healthcare providers, dental offices, veterinarians, and others producers of medical waste to dispose of up to 80 gallons per month right in their own ...


  • BioMedical Technology Solutions, Inc.`s First Quarter Results Show Dramatic Improvement

    BioMedical Technology Solutions Holdings, Inc. ("BMTS") (OTCBB: BMTL) is pleased to announce that under the new management of Founder Jon Bricken and President and Chairman Gex "Jay" F. Richardson, the company's 2011 first quarter net loss has decreased 81% over the same period in 2010. Revenues experienced a 13% increase and cost cutting was responsible for the remainder of the savings. Company ...


  • BioMedical Technology Solutions Holdings, Inc. Announces Execution of an Agreement to Acquire SharpsMD, Incorporated and 2000 Plus Consulting, Inc.

    BioMedical Technology Solutions Holdings, Inc. ("BMTS") (OTCBB: BMTL) is pleased to announce it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire SharpsMD, Incorporated and 2000 Plus Consulting, Inc., two Florida based Medical Waste Disposal and Management Companies. Together they offer medical waste and pharmaceutical waste pickup, removal, transportation, mailback and disposal. Gex "Jay" F. ...


  • BioMedical Technology Solutions Holdings, Inc. Announces a Thirteen Million Dollar Sale to Brazil

    BioMedical Technology Solutions Holdings, Inc. ("BMTS") (OTCBB: BMTL) has received a ($13,100,000.00) thirteen million one hundred thousand dollar order for Demolizer II units and Collectors from a distributor in Recife, Brazil including customer orders from the Government agencies of ADAGRO and LACEN. The first units will be delivered within 90 days and the remainder over the course of the next ...


  • Former Assistant U.S. Surgeon General Roscoe M. Moore, Jr., DVM, PhD, MPH Joins the BioMedical Technology Solutions Scientific Advisory Board

    BioMedical Technology Solutions Holdings, Inc. ("BMTS," "the Company") (OTCBB: BMTL) announced today the addition of former Assistant U.S. Surgeon General Roscoe M. Moore, Jr., DVM, PhD, MPH to its Scientific Advisory Board. "We are honored and excited that Dr. Roscoe Moore will be joining our esteemed Scientific Advisory Board. Dr. Moore's experience and expertise with both national and ...


  • ArunA Biomedical, Inc. in Athens, GA awarded more than $79,000 for Developmental Neurotox Assay Using Scalable Neurons and Astrocytes in High-Content Imaging

    Aruna Biomedical Inc., has been awarded more than $79,000 from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program to study developmental neurotox assay using scalable neurons and astrocytes in high-content imaging. The objective of this proposed project and the EPA Computational Toxicology program’s goals are aligned in assessing chemicals for ...

  • Medical Practices: Save money on waste

    Biomedical waste hauling can mean big expenditures for medical practices. As a general rule, a small- to medium-sized medical office spends between $300 to $1,000 each month for transport and treatment services, with dentists averaging between $70-150 per month. “There’s a lot of waste in the waste business, and healthcare workers often think they’re paying less for these services than they ...


  • Different Solution For Medical Waste Disposal

    Medasend Biomedical, Inc. provides Medical Waste Management for the entire United States. Medical Waste Mail Back is a secure, safe, cost effective and convenient way to dispose of sharps , medical waste and biohazard waste. No waiting for truck pick-up which is also more costly. Approved in all 50 states by the EPA, USPS, OSHA and all state ...


    By Medasend Biomedical, Inc.

  • Managing waste for a greener tomorrow

    Growing population and infrastructural changes world over has given rise to the waste being accumulated. The waste aggregate in Middle East has increased over the years and per capita waste generation for the region is expected to boost up to 18 billion tons by the year 2020. Abu Dhabi based marine contracting company Khamis Al Rumaithy (Kare), is planning to come up with a deepwater ship ...


    By Fleming Gulf FZE

  • Veterans administration medical center in Wichita, Kan., to pay $17,979 civil penalty to settle hazardous waste issues

    The Robert J. Dole Veterans Administration Medical Center in Wichita, Kan., has agreed to pay a $17,979 civil penalty to the United States to settle a series of hazardous waste violations on its campus. In addition to the civil penalty, the Veterans Administration has agreed to spend an estimated $61,900 on a supplemental environmental project to erect a hazardous waste accumulation building at ...

  • Hazardous medical wastes targeted in $40-million joint UN-Indian project

    The United Nations agency that promotes industrial development for poverty reduction and environmental sustainability has teamed up with the Government of India in a $40-million pilot project to help the country’s healthcare system dispose of hazardous medical waste. “Every year, over 300,000 tons of medical waste is generated in India,” UN Industrial Development Organization ...


    By United Nations

  • Oxidation of Methotrexate by Ozone

    Ozonator Industries Ltd. is pleased to announce the results of the testing done by the University of Saskatchewan’s Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering on the ozonation of methotrexate (MTX) in water. Ozonation is the core treatment technology used in the Ozonator Industries NG-3000 solution in treating bio-hazardous waste. It was found that “MTX was totally degraded ...


    By OZONATOR Industries Limited

  • Kriti LIMS being Implemented by Central Laboratory at Kerala state Pollution Control Board, India

    Kerala State Pollution Control Board has the task of striking the delicate balance between environmental sustainability and industrial progress. The Board was initially entrusted with the responsibility of controlling water pollution and restoring and maintaining the wholesomeness of water bodies in the State. The responsibilities have widened over the years and now include implementation of ...


    By KRITISOFT

  • Executive in action: Dr. Peter Tsantrizos, President & CEO of Terragon Environmental Technologies

    The culmination of Dr. Peter Tsantrizos’ lifework will be a household appliance that processes waste to provide energy that can provide heat and power refrigeration and air-conditioning systems. For the maritime industry, he has already developed an analogous solution for what he sees as a fundamental flaw in current thinking, because for Tsantrizos there is no such thing as waste. ...

  • In-SituR Inc. Announces Acquisition of TauTheta Instruments, LLC Boulder Colorado, USA

    FORT COLLINS, CO, USA - In-Situ Inc. is pleased to announce the acquisition of TauTheta Instruments LLC, Boulder, Colorado, USA. The acquisition, which was completed earlier this year, combines TauTheta's R&D capabilities with In-Situ's new product development, manufacturing and commercialization talent. TauTheta's real-time optical oxygen monitoring technology will provide an additional ...


    By In-Situ, Inc.

  • EPA and National Science Foundation Support Research for Safer Chemical Design

    Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in collaboration with the National Science Foundation (NSF), announced two funding opportunities for up to ten grants totaling up to $32 million for research on the design of safer chemicals. These two Requests for Applications (RFAs), which focus on sustainable chemical design and assessment of the life cycle impacts of chemicals from ...

  • Totally Green Enters U.S. Hospital Market With First ORCA Green Machine Installed by UT Southwestern University Hospital - St. Paul

    Totally Green, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: TLGN), a pioneer in organic food processing systems and compostable packaging alternatives, has installed its revolutionary ORCA Green Machine™ in the main kitchen at the University Hospital - St. Paul of the University of Texas (UT) Southwestern Medical Center. The University Hospital - St. Paul purchased the ORCA Green Machine to establish an ...


  • CCME pollution prevention awards

    Five organizations were honoured by the Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment (CCME) for demonstrating outstanding innovation and leadership in pollution prevention. The awards were presented by Alberta’s Minister of Environment, Rob Renner, during the 12th Canadian Pollution Prevention Roundtable held in Edmonton. The Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Postponement of Indian environment summit 2009

    As you are aware that Indian Environment Summit 2009 (IES 2009) will be held with the support of Ministry of Environment & Forest, Govt. of India, with contribution from the European Union (through the EU–India Joint Action Planning Support Facility), Centre for Environment Education, GTZ (HAWA & ASEM – Indo German Environment Programme) and  The Times Group. The IES 2009 organised ...


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