Why Choose Advo Medical Waste Disposal Company?
If your current local medical waste disposal service in Maine doesn’t provide top notch service with the best pricing, then it’s time to switch to Advo medical waste disposal company. Here are some reasons why:
See how Advo Medical Waste Disposal beats the competition in Maine.
1. Superior Service
Our service is better than the competition. We offer quick and prompt medical waste pickup services with the flexibility you need to meet your needs.
2. Guaranteed Lower Prices
We guarantee to save you at least 30% off of your current local medical waste disposal service in Maine. We will provide you with an accurate price with a quick over the phone quote.
3. Simple Invoicing With No Hidden Fees
Our invoices are clear and easy to understand. We'll never hit you with any unexpected surcharges, environmental fees or administration fees. We guarantee that the price we quote you will be accurate.
4. Full Compliance With all Maine State and Federal Medical Waste Regulations
Advo Waste is a fully licensed and insured medical waste disposal company, and we guarantee to remain in 100% full compliance. Our highly skilled staff can conduct a compliance review of your facility as well as train your employees in proper handling and disposing of medical waste in your office.
5. Professional and Responsive Service Staff
All of our employees are highly trained and certified in handling and disposing of your medical waste and sharps. They have passed background checks and are subject to random drug tests to ensure that we have the highest quality employees.
6. Our Money-Back Guarantee
If you’re not happy with our service, we promise to make it right or we’ll refund your service fee.
Types of Medical Waste We Handle
Cultures and stocks of infectious agents
Discarded medical equipment and parts
Medical Waste Classifications
Biomedical waste includes needles / sharps, chemotherapy waste, pathological waste, biological waste, cultures and stocks of infectious agents, discarded medical equipment and parts and more.
Storage of Medical Waste
Biomedical waste is contained in a manner and location which provides protection from animals, the weather, does not provide a breeding place for insects or rodents, and minimizes any exposure to the public. The containers shall be labeled with the biohazard symbol so that it is readily visible from any direction. Biomedical waste must be stored in rigid containers leak proof containers and securely closed before transportation.
Information About Maine
Maine is located in the New England region of the northeastern United States and is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean, New Hampshire and the Canadian provinces of Quebec and New Brunswick. Prior to European settlement, Maine was inhabited by Algonquin speaking tribes for thousands of years. The first settlement was by the French in 1604, and in 1607 the first English settlement was established by the Plymouth company. Maine is the easternmost state in the US and is the least densely populated state in the United States east of the Mississippi River. Approximately 83% of the land is forested, and was given the nickname the Pine Tree State. A great amount of Maine’s geomorphology is a result of extended glacial activity which occurred at the end of the last ice age. Some glacial erratics are Somes Sound and Bubble Rock which is located in Acadia National Park which is the only national park in Maine.
The most populous city in Maine is Portland. Lewiston is the second largest city in the state. Neither cities rank in the top two hundred most populous cities in the United States. Maine is nicknamed the “Pine Tree State” referencing the abundance of forested areas in the state. A pine tree can be found on the state seal of Maine as well as the state flag of Maine.
Maine is home to a variety of firsts. Margaret Chase Smith was the first woman elected to the office of the United States Senate as well as the first woman to hold position in both houses of Congress. In the latter half of the twentieth century, the first American atomic submarine and the first communications satellite were launched in Maine.
The US Census Bureau estimates that the population of Maine is approximately 1,330,000 residents as of 2010. The most densely populated area of Maine is the greater Portland metro area, which accounts for about 40% of the state’s residents. Maine has the highest percentage of French Americans out of any state in the US. The total gross state product of Maine in 2010 was $50 billion. 30 institutions of higher learning reside in Maine which include the University of Maine, Bowdoin College, Colby College and Bates College to name a few. The highest populated cities in Maine are Portland, Lewiston, Bangor, South Portland, Auburn, Biddeford, Saco and Augusta.
Types of Hazardous Waste
- Cultures and stocks of infectious agents
- Pathological waste
- Sharps that have been used in human or animal patient care or in medical, research, or industrial laboratories
- Contaminated animal carcasses, body parts, and bedding of animals that were exposed to infectious agents during research
- Any discarded preparations made from genetically altered living organisms and their products
- Waste human blood and products of blood
- Wastes from human or animal patient care, surgery or autopsy that were in contact with infectious agents
- Laboratory wastes from medical, pathological, pharmaceutical, or other research
- Dialysis wastes that were in contact with the blood of patients undergoing hemodialysis
- Discarded medical equipment and parts that were in contact with infectious agents
- Biological waste and discarded materials contaminated with blood, excretion
- Such other waste material that results from the administration of medical care to a patient whether human or animal by a health care provider and is found by the director in consultation with the division of public health services or state veterinarian to pose a threat to human health or the environment due to its infectious nature.
Cities We Service in Maine
We proudly serve the following cities in Maine: Portland, Lewistown, Bangor, South Portland, Auburn, Biddeford, Augusta, Saco, Westbrook, Waterville, Presque Isle, Brewer, Bath, Caribou, Old Town, Ellsworth, Rockland, Belfast, Gardiner, Calais, Hallowell, Eastport and more.
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