medical waste News

  • Medical waste was dumped on farm land

    A man’s farm became a dump when he allowed waste, including medical items, to be tipped and stored there without an environmental permit. Neil John Spooner was today (Wed) fined £2,000 for two offences at Little Tressells Farm, The Tye, Margaretting, Essex and was ordered to pay full costs of £2,900 by Chelmsford Crown Court. The court heard that a significant amount of mixed ...

  • 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.

  • 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 ...


  • Emission rules tighten for medical waste incinerators

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's new limits on air emissions will affect most existing hospital, medical, and infectious waste incinerators (HMIWI). This final action will reduce about 390,000 pounds of several pollutants each year including acid gases, nitrogen oxides, and metals such as lead, cadmium, and mercury. The agency also is finalizing additional testing, monitoring, and ...


    By Custom Stack Analysis, LLC.

  • Pharmaceutical and Medical Sector Waste Review Service

    Pharmaceutical manufacturing plants generate a variety of waste streams throughout the production, supply and organisational processes. While the day-to-day activities are similar from one plant to the next, the actual processes used in pharmaceutical manufacturing vary widely. The pharmaceutical industry is highly competitive and many organisations are often ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Mounds of Improperly Dumped Medical Waste to Be Microwaved

    SAN JOSE, California (ENS) - Sanitec Industries, Inc. has been hired to dispose of medical waste and patients medical records improperly dumped in a San Jose area landfill last month. The company says over 100,000 pounds of medical waste was improperly dumped – several hundred times more than was reported. Hundreds of pounds of confidential patient medical and financial records and ...

  • Medical Waste Closes Some New Jersey Beaches

    TRENTON, New Jersey, September 4, 2007 (ENS) - Officials along the Jersey shore closed several beaches Sunday after medical waste, including syringes, began appearing in the nearshore water and on the sand. Most of the waste was found on Monmouth and Ocean county beaches. No one has yet identified the source of the waste and there were no reports of injuries. State environmental officials are ...

  • Solid waste incinerator for commercial, industrial and medical industries

    Granite Environmental solid waste incinerators provide a safe and effective solution for solid waste disposal in environmentally sensitive and remote locations. Incineration is a waste treatment technology for the controlled combustion of waste organic materials and substances. Our company has four models for commercial and industrial waste incineration available. Key ...


    By Granite Environmental, Inc

  • MagneGas Signs Agreement to Treat Medical and Pharmaceutical Waste

    MagneGas® Corporation ("MagneGas" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: MNGA), a technology company that includes among its inventions a patented process that converts liquid waste into a hydrogen-based fuel, announced today it has signed a Letter of Intent ("LOI") with Pioneer Recycling, LLC ("Pioneer"), a Tampa-based waste disposal provider, to test and treat liquid medical waste and expired ...


    By MagneGas Corporation

  • Medical Waste Incinerator Scrubber Used to Process Ebola Waste

    Envitech recently got noticed in a local news story by Michael Chen of Channel 10 News, “Local Company Helps Dispose of Ebola-tainted ...


    By Envitech, Inc.

  • Frost & Sullivan: Europe's Burning Desire for Alternatives to Medical Waste Incineration

    With the global push towards a greener world comes the awareness to decrease carbon emissions. Throughout many parts of Europe the dominant method of medical waste removal continues to be incineration. Although a successful and easy way to cope with medical waste, the carbon dioxide emissions resulting from incineration are leading European countries to search for alternative methods to dispose ...


    By Marketwire

  • Should the UK Rethink the handling of Medical Waste Following Ebola Outbreak?

    The UK is worryingly underprepared when it comes to hazardous waste disposal in high-risk environments and too reliant on out-dated procedures that leave those responsible for waste collection vulnerable and open to infection. Whilst Ebola represents a small risk to the UK, the healthcare sector and industries responsible for managing high-risk waste should re-examine the way in which they ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Frost & Sullivan: Europe’s burning desire for alternatives to medical waste incineration

    With the global push towards a greener world comes the awareness to decrease carbon emissions. Throughout many parts of Europe the dominant method of medical waste removal continues to be incineration. Although a successful and easy way to cope with medical waste, the carbon dioxide emissions resulting from incineration are leading European countries to search for alternative methods to dispose ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • EPA tightens air emissions for hospital, medical, and infectious waste incinerators

    EPA is setting new limits that will affect most existing hospital, medical, and infectious waste incinerators. This final action will reduce about 390,000 pounds of several pollutants each year including acid gases, nitrogen oxides, and metals such as lead, cadmium, and mercury.  EPA is also finalizing additional testing, monitoring, and inspection requirements. This final action revises the ...

  • BD and Waste Management Launch Initiative to Recycle Medical Sharps

    BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX) and Waste Management Healthcare Solutions, a subsidiary of Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM), today announced an agreement to recycle medical sharps waste from hospitals and other healthcare facilities.  The companies are jointly launching the BD ecoFinity™ Life Cycle Solution, an innovative service that will recycle ...


    By Waste Management Inc.

  • Rotoblock Medical Waste Treatment Effective Against SARS, Other Infectious Diseases

    In May, China reported more than 982,932 cases of infectious diseases resulting in 1,575 deaths, but no cases of SARS thanks in part to new government policies and a breakthrough in medical waste treatment from Rotoblock Corp. (OTCBB: RTBC). An outbreak of SARS occurred between 2002 and 2003 in China that nearly became a pandemic, with 8,422 cases and 916 deaths worldwide (10.9% fatality), ...


    By Marketwire

  • Medical Waste Management Market to Grow at a CAGR of 4.8% to 2018

    The report “Medical Waste Management Market by Sector (Hospital & Pharmaceutical), Service (Collection, Transportation & Storage, Treatment, Disposal & Recycling), Treatment Technology (Mechanical, Thermal, Chemical, Microwave Irradiation) & Geography – Global Trends & Forecast to 2018” by MarketsandMarkets is now available 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

  • Alaska Federal Court orders safety waste incineration to stop burning medical waste & pay US$75k penalty

    Nancy and James Oliver, doing business as Safety Waste Incineration in Wasilla, Alaska, have received a federal court order to stop receiving, incinerating, or handling hospital, medical, and infectious waste after July 1, 2009. This order is a permanent injunction issued by Judge John W. Sedwick of the federal District Court of Alaska in a case brought by the U.S. Environmental Protection ...

  • Medical and other healthcare professional Offices save time, money and the environment with `green` alternative to traditional medical waste pick-up service

    Sharps Compliance Corp., (Nasdaq: SMED) a leading full-service provider of cost-effective management solutions for medical waste and unused patient medications, is helping medical and other healthcare professional offices like doctors, dentists, vets, clinics, tattoo studios, and skilled nursing or assisted living facilities save time, money and the ...

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