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    Serving Scranton PA’s Sharps Disposal Needs

    AdvoWaste of Pittsburgh is a leading medical waste disposal company in Pennsylvania. We maintain full certification with OSHA in addition to complying with all PA state and Scranton local regulations. Our expertise and professionalism ensure that your regulated medical waste in Scranton 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. The Pennsylvania State Department of Health and the Department of Environmental Consideration (DEC) jointly administer the state’s RMW program, each focusing on different responsibilities.

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    Scranton PA Medical Waste Resources

    Scranton City Hall
    Town Hall
    340 N Washington Ave
    Scranton, PA 18503, USA
    Phone: (570) 348-4100
    Environmental Protection Department
    Environmental health service in Scranton, Pennsylvania
    101 Penn Ave
    Scranton, PA 18503, USA
    Phone: (570) 963-4521

    PA Environmental Council
    West Region
    2124 Penn Avenue, Second Floor
    Pittsburgh, PA 15222
    Phone: (412) 481-9400
    Scranton Police Department
    100 S Washington Ave, Scranton, PA 18503, USA
    Phone: (570) 348-4130

    State Regulated Medical Waste Definitions

    AdvoWaste Medical of Scranton 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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    Scranton is a city located in the state of Pennsylvania. It is the sixth largest city in Pennsylvania after, Philadelphia, Allentown, Erie, Pittsburgh, and Reading. Scranton is the county seat of Lackawanna County in Northeastern Pennsylvania’s Wyoming Valley. Scranton hosts a federal court building. The population in Scranton is about 77,118 people.

    Scranton has a humid climate. It has four very different seasons. The summers will sometimes have heat wares, and the temperature will be well above 90 degrees Fahrenheit. Winters will have cold snaps and will bring the temperature below zero degrees. January is the coldest month, and the average temperature is about 25 degrees Fahrenheit. July will be the warmest month with an average temperature of about 71 degrees Fahrenheit. Some extreme temperatures have been as high as 103 degrees Fahrenheit which happened back in July of 1936. Another extreme temperature was -21 degrees which was in January of 1994. The average is that there will be 9 days of at least 90 plus degrees. There is an average of 37 days where the highest temperature fails to rise above freezing. Some winters will have light snow fall and others will have multiple snowstorms. Between 1981 and 2010 there was an average of 42 inches of snowfall per year.

    Scranton has six different major neighborhoods, which include; West Side, Hill Section, or known as East Scranton, Minooka, North Scranton, and Downtown. West Scranton or West Side has multiple smaller neighborhoods, which include Hyde Park, the Keyser Valley, West Mountain, Bellevue, and Tripp Park. North Scranton has the neighborhood of Providence. South Side has the Nativity Section, which is, the Flats, East Mountain, St. Johns, and Minooka.
    The Hill Section is mostly a residential section, which borders the east side of downtown Scranton. It is home to the three of Scranton’s universities. These universities are, Lackawanna College, Commonwealth Medical College, and the University of Scranton.

    The Upper Green Ridge is the wealthiest area of neighborhoods. This extends into the neighborhood that is nearby which is Dunmore. Downtown Scranton is the commercial center of Scranton. Some popular sites in Downtown include, the Electric Trolley Museum, Lackawanna County Courthouse Square, Steamtown National Historic Site, the Raddison Station Hotel, which was converted from a grand train station, and the Masonic Temple to name a few.

    The Harry Chapin Song, “30,000 Pounds of Bananas” is about a real fatal 1965 accident that happened in Scranton, where a driver was hauling bananas and lost control of his truck as it barreled down Moosic Street. Scranton is also the setting for the fictional paper company Dunder Mifflin Scranton Branch of the NBC tv show The Office. Scranton is also imagined as a member of the class of interstellar Okies in James Blish’s 1962 novel, A Life for the Stars, which 2273 AD Scranton, flies away and leaves an impoverished Earth behind.

    The zip codes in Scranton are; 18503, 18505, 18508, 18510, 18515, 18504, 18507, 18509, 18512, and 18519.


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