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  • Zero Hidden Fees or Surcharges
  • Your Local Medical Waste Alternative
What types of waste does AdvoWaste Medical Services pick up?
  • Regulated Medical Waste
  • Infectious Waste
  • Sharps Waste
  • Chemotherapeutic Waste
  • Red Bag Waste
  • Pathological Waste
  • Isolation Waste
  • Over classified waste
  • Pharmaceutical Waste
Is your medical waste company licensed, insured and fully compliant?

Yes, we are fully licensed and insured and we are in full compliance with all federal, state and local regulations.

What is the definition of medical waste?

Regulated medical waste is defined as any solid waste, generated in the diagnosis, treatment, or immunization of human beings or animals, in research pertaining thereto or in the production or testing of biologicals. It does not include any hazardous or radioactive waste.

What is chemotherapeutic waste?

Chemotherapeutic waste is medical waste that is contaminated through contact with or has previously contained chemotherapeutic agents, including but not limited to: gloves, gowns, towels, syringes, intravenous solution bags and attached tubing, etc. In order to be considered "trace" chemotherapeutic waste, item must be "RCRA empty", containing less than 3% by weight of the original quantity of hazardous drugs.

What is pharmaceutical waste?

Pharmaceutical waste is any chemical product, vaccine or allergenic, not containing a radioactive component, that is intended for the use in the diagnosis, cure, mitigation, treatment, or prevention of disease or injury in humans or animals.

What is pathological waste?

Pathological waste is a human pathological medical waste includes tissues, organs, and body parts and body fluids that are removed during surgery or other medical procedures, and specimens of body fluids and their containers.

What is overclassified waste?

Overclassified waste is medical waste that is not managed or defined as regulated medical waste, chemotherapeutic or pathological waste may be grouped under overclassified material. This waste category includes out-dated pharmaceuticals, document destruction, or other types of waste that are not regulated but warrant being disposed of in a secure manner.

Does AdvoWaste Medical Services offer OSHA or compliance training?

Yes, we offer medical waste compliance training for you and your employees to ensure 100% compliance in your workplace.

What happens if we lose one of our medical waste manifests? Can you provide another one?

Yes. If you lose a manifest just contact us and we and we will email you a copy of your medical waste manifests right away.

If you have any other questions or need additional medical waste definitions, please call us at any time at 877-678-1098.

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