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  • Hospital Leaders Partner with Stericycle to Reach 25-Year Milestone of Keeping 100 Million Disposable Sharps Containers Out of U.S. Landfills

      Stericycle, Inc. (NASDAQ: SRCL) announced today it is reaching a milestone with its Sharps Management Service (SMS).  Nationally, hospitals have partnered with Stericycle by using the SMS to safely and sustainably dispose of sharps(1) containers.  Thanks to this collaborative ...


    By Stericycle, Inc.

  • 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.

  • Sharps Compliance Corp. to Present at Sidoti & Co. Emerging Growth Institutional Investor Forum

    Sharps Compliance Corp. (Nasdaq:SMED) announced today that Diana Diaz, Chief Financial Officer, will be presenting at the Sidoti & Co. Emerging Growth Institutional Investor Forum to be held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York. The Sharps presentation will take place on Monday, January 12th at 2:10 p.m. Eastern Time in Estate 1. Ms. Diaz will provide an overview of Sharps' operations and ...


    By Sharps Compliance, Inc.

  • BD and Rady Children`s Hospital-San Diego announce innovative pilot project to reduce environmental impact of sharps disposal

    BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, and Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego today announced that they have implemented an innovative pilot program at the Hospital that is designed to safely divert a significant percentage of BD sharps waste from landfills and utilize the recycled materials. Single-use, disposable medical devices such as ...

  • Why EPDM tank liners are so effective at water storage containment

    Are you or your company looking to invest in a water storage tank for fire protection, irrigation or for potable water storage purposes? Or, are your existing galvanised storage tanks in need of a tank liner refurbishment? If so, here is an overview of why synthetic rubber tank liners are considered an economical and practical choice for preserving the longevity of the storage tank while also ...


    By Russetts Development Ltd

  • 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 ...

  • SlydEater

    An all-in-one solution to eliminate the cost and hassle of microscope slide disposal! The SlydEater is the first machine to exclusively pulverize glass slides and obliterate any identification affixed to those slides. The unrecognizable mound of glass dust can be tossed into regular trash, not in medical or red bag waste or expensive sharps ...


    By S&G Enterprises, Inc.

  • Doctors, Dentists, Veterinarians and Other Healthcare Professionals and Facilities Prevent Improper Disposal of Over 600 Million Needles and Syringes

    Sharps Compliance Corp. (NASDAQ: SMED),  a leading full-service provider of cost-effective management solutions for medical waste and unused dispensed medications generated outside the hospital and large healthcare facility setting, is helping healthcare professionals including doctors, dentists, vets, clinics, assisted living and skilled nursing facilities save time, ...


    By Sharps Compliance, Inc.

  • Husky® introduces new tank frame design

    We are very proud to announce that we have worked closely with our mill to be able to offer a rounded-corner square tube aluminum for our folding frame tanks. All Husky® aluminum folding frame tanks will now come standard with the rounded corner material. These new aluminum frames have no sharp edges, which means that there is no chance of cutting into the liner. They are also easier on the ...


    By Husky Portable Containment

  • Maine Organizations and Residents Receive Prestigious EPA Environmental Award

    Three organizations and individuals in Maine were honored today at the 2013 Environmental Merit Awards ceremony of the US Environmental Protection Agency. They were among 28 recipients across New England recognized for their significant contributions to environmental awareness and problem-solving. The merit awards allow EPA to recognize individuals and groups whose work has protected or improved ...

  • Al-jon article in Recycling Today Magazine

    Visitors to the News section of the Web site of Al-jon Inc. in early 2007 found only one event publicized — a photo essay of the company’s nine-month-long plant expansion project. The series of photos tells customers almost all they need to know about where the company’s focus has been this decade. Al-jon CEO Kendig Kneen has made strategic moves in terms of financing, market ...


    By Al-jon Manufacturing, LLC

  • Safer Product Groups, manufacturer seek transparency on chemical ingredients

    A panel consisting of representatives from environmental groups, consumer advocacy organizations and a sustainable product manufacturer agreed that they would like to see chemical manufacturers fully disclose the ingredients of their products to regulators and the public. Ryan Williams, director of sustainability and so-called good cop at Method, said Sept. 18 that his company supports ...


    By Bloomberg BNA

  • US Labor Department`s OSHA cites Newburgh, NY, medical practice for inadequate worker safeguards against bloodborne pathogen hazards

    The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Orange Medical Care P.C. for alleged willful and serious violations of occupational health standards for failing to protect its workers adequately against potential bloodborne pathogen hazards. The Newburgh medical practice faces a total of $44,800 in fines following a complaint inspection begun in September ...

  • 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 ...


  • Eriez magnetics - PR1019 Eriez introduce new equipment at RWM and IFAT 2010

    Optimum separation is a key stage in all applications. Eriez has designed and developed an extensive range of separators utilising magnetic principles, and at RWM, UK (stand 1410, Hall 17) and IFAT, Germany (Stand 500, Hall B3) in September 2010, Eriez will be launching 3 new systems for non ferrous and ferrous metal recovery. On the exhibition stands at both RWM and IFAT, Eriez will be ...


    By Eriez Magnetics Europe Ltd

  • Poisoning the poor – Electronic waste in Ghana

    The latest place where we have discovered high tech toxic trash causing horrendous pollution is in Ghana. Our analysis of samples taken from two electronic waste (e-waste) scrap yards in Ghana has revealed severe contamination with hazardous chemicals. The ever-growing demand for the latest fashionable mobile phone, flat screen TV or super-fast computer creates ever larger amounts of obsolete ...


    By Greenpeace International

  • Waste management - making a difference

    “Massive use – they make a huge difference” the comment made by Carol Dean, Business Development Manager, of the Swan brasserie at West Malling in Kent and of the Swan at the Globe Theatre at Bankside in Southwark.This comment was made in relation to Bottle Crushers and RMV Container Presses supplied to the Swan businesses by environmental and recycling specialist, Jarshire Limited. Kitchen staff ...


  • Low carbon shipping - next generation energy systems

    With the increasingly strict requirements of maritime emissions regulations in numerous international jurisdictions, and the recent sharp global increase in energy costs, ship energy management and efficiency has never before carried such economic significance for marine equipment suppliers and shipbuilders, as well as vessel owners and fleet operators. Ricardo has been actively involved in ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • HMHP Expands Recycling Programs

    Humility of Mary Health Partners continues to reduce its impact on the environment, recycling more than a million pounds of cardboard, paper, plastic, glass and other materials in 2012 and the organization is on track to exceed that this year. “Our goal,” says Matthew R. Waggle, HMHP regional director of environmental services, “is to foster a culture of environmental stewardship consistent with ...


  • Stericycle Becomes Member of Practice Greenhealth

      LAKE FOREST, Ill., April 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Stericycle, Inc. (NASDAQ: SRCL) today announced it has become a member of Practice Greenhealth, a nonprofit organization spearheading positive environmental stewardship and best practices in the healthcare community. Stericycle also announced it is one of 15 members of the Practice Greenhealth (PGH) Environmentally Preferable ...


    By Stericycle, Inc.

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