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    Serving Reading PA’s Sharps Disposal Needs

    AdvoWaste of Reading is a leading medical waste disposal company in Pennsylvania. We maintain full certification with OSHA in addition to complying with all PA state and Reading local regulations. Our expertise and professionalism ensure that your regulated medical waste in Pittsburgh is disposed of and treated in the proper manner and on your schedule.

    The State of Pennsylvania provides regulatory oversight for medical waste management, including all aspects of handling, storage, treatment and disposal within the state of PA. The State Department of Health and the Department of Environmental Consideration jointly administer the state’s RMW program, and each department focuses on different responsibilities.

    Don’t see your facility type on the list? Contact us at (877) 959-0634 to find out how we can provide the medical waste disposal service you need.

    Reading PA Medical Waste Resources

    City of Reading Town Hall
    815 Washington Street
    Reading, PA 19601, USA
    Phone: (877) 727-3234
    Berks County Community Foundation
    237 Court St, Reading, PA 19601, USA
    Phone: (610) 685-2223

    Reading Community Development
    West Region
    2124 Penn Avenue, Second Floor
    Pittsburgh, PA 15222
    Phone: (412) 481-9400
    Reading Community Development
    815 Washington St, Reading, PA 19601, USA
    Phone: (610) 655-6211

    State Regulated Medical Waste Definitions

    AdvoWaste of Pittsburgh PA specializes in the disposal of waste in each category, serving as your facility’s one-stop shop for regulated medical waste removal.

    Public Health Law includes any waste produced by the diagnosis, treatment or immunization of animals or human beings. The law includes five subcategories: cultures and stocks; sharps waste; human pathological wastes; human blood and blood products; and animal waste.

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    Reading is a city in the state of Pennsylvania. It is the county seat of Berks County. Reading has a population of about 98,976 people. It is the fifth largest city in Pennsylvania. Reading is located on the southeaster part of Pennsylvania.

    Reading is approximately halfway between the state capital at Harrisburg and Philadelphia. Reading is located along a major transportation route from Eastern to Central Pennsylvania. The name Reading got its name to the now defunct Reading Railroad. Reading Railroad transported coal from Pennsylvania to the Eastern United States. Reading Railroad is one of the four railroad properties in the United States version of the board game Monopoly.

    Reading is known as “The Pretzel City” because of multiple local pretzel bakeries. Tom Sturgis, Bachman, Dieffenback, and Unique Pretzel bakeries, all call the Reading area home to them. Reading was also one of the first where outlet shopping had become a tourist industry.

    The climate in Reading is relatively mild. The area is considered humid subtropical climate. The summers are humid and warm with highs around 85 degrees. There are about 15-20 days per year where the temperature will be higher than 90 degrees. In the fall the weather is more mild. Winters in Reading can be freezing temperatures. The temperatures will usually go higher than freezing during the day’s warmest point. The average high in January is 38 degrees Fahrenheit and the average low will be around 22 degrees Fahrenheit. It isn’t unusual for the temperatures to be lower or higher than the average temperature. The all time record low for Reading was about -21 degrees Fahrenheit, which was during a cold wave in January of 1994. The average snowfall is about 32 inches. The last killing of frost is usually in late April, but there have been times when freezing temperatures have occurred in May.

    Some colleges located in Reading include; Baker College, Reading Area Community College, Albright College and Alvernia University. There are also four different high schools in Reading. These are; Reading High School, Berks Catholic High School, I-Lead Charter School, and Reading Intermediate High School.

    The movie and book Rabbit, Run and the other three novels of the Rabbit series by John Updike were set in fictional versions of Reading and also nearby Shillington. John Updike was born in Reading and also lived near Shillington until he was a teenager.

    Some notable people that are from Reading include, Taylor Swift, who is a singer. Gus Alberts, who is a Major League Baseball player, Elvin Ayala, who is a professional boxer, Lisa Eichhorn, who is an actress, producer, and writer, and Mildred Jordan who is a novelist.

    The zip codes in Reading are as follows; 19601, 19603, 19605, 19607, 19612, 19602, 19604, 19606, and 19611.


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