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    Serving Pennsylvania’s Sharps Disposal Needs

    AdvoWaste, a leading medical waste disposal company in Pennsylvania, maintains full certification with OSHA in addition to complying with all PA state and local regulations. Our expertise and professionalism ensure that your regulated medical waste (RMW) in Pennsylvania 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 (DOH) and the Department of Environmental Consideration (DEC) jointly administer the state’s RMW program, each focusing 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.

    Pennsylvania Medical Waste Resources

    PA Department of Health
    Office of the Governor
    508 Main Capitol Building
    Harrisburg, PA 17120
    Department of Environmental Protection
    Rachel Carson State Office Building
    400 Market Street
    Harrisburg, PA 17101
    Phone: (717) 783-2300

    Pennsylvania Environmental Council
    West Region
    2124 Penn Avenue, Second Floor
    Pittsburgh, PA 15222
    Phone: (412) 481-9400
    Pennsylvania Environmental Council
    Southeast Region
    1315 Walnut Street, Suite 532
    Philadelphia, PA 19107
    Phone: (215) 545-4570

    State Regulated Medical Waste Definitions

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

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

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    Pennsylvania is a state located in the United States. It is located in the northeastern part of the US. Delaware borders Pennsylvania to the Southeast, Maryland is to the South and West Virginia is to the southwest, and Ohio is located to the West. The Appalachian Mountains do run through the middle of Pennsylvania.

    Pennsylvania is one of the 13 original founding states of the United States. It came to be in 1681. Pennsylvania was also the second state to ratify the United States Constitution on the 12th of December in 1787. Philadelphia is home to Independence Hall, where the Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution were drafted.
    Pennsylvania is the fifth most populous state and is the 33rd largest of all the 50 United States. Some of the most populous cities include; Philadelphia, which has a population of approximately 1,560,000 people, Allentown, which has about 118,000 people, Pittsburgh, with about 305,800 people, Reading, which has a population of about 89,890 people, and Erie with a population of around 100,670 people. Harrisburg, Pennsylvania is the ninth largest city and is about 140 miles worth of shoreline. It runs along Lake Erie. The five regions of Pennsylvania are named Ridge and Valley, Piedmont, the Erie Plain, Atlantic Coastal Plain and Allegheny Plateau.

    The Climate in Pennsylvania is considered diverse. The entire state will experience humid summers and cold winters. The majority of the state has a humid climate. In some parts of the state the winter is much colder and there will be more cloudy days. Lake Erie can sometimes receive over 100 inches of snow yearly. Tornadoes are very common here, sometimes in large numbers. The most recorded amount of tornadoes happened in 2011 with a record of 30. Pennsylvania has plenty of precipitation throughout the whole year, and sometimes the state will have severe weather from spring until fall.

    The United States chocolate industry is located in Hershey, Pennsylvania, including Mars, Wilbur Chocolate Company, and Godiva which are nearby. Some other known companies include Just Born in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania who are the makers of Mike and Ike’s, Hot Tamales, and of course the Easter favorite, Peeps marshmallow. Another company is Auntie Anne’s Pretzels, which started out as a market stand in Downingtown, Pennsylvania.

    Pennsylvania’s State bird is the Ruffed grouse. The state dog is a Great Dane, and the Motto of Pennsylvania is ‘Virtue, liberty, and independence.’ The state beverage is Milk and the state fish is the Brook Trout. Some nicknames that Pennsylvania has include the Keystone State, which has been a nickname since 1802. Another nickname is Quaker State.

    Pennsylvania is home to many major professional sports teams. The Philadelphia Eagles and the Pittsburgh Steelers of the NFL. The Pittsburgh Pirates and the Philadelphia Phillies of Major League Baseball and the Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association to name a few. Pennsylvania has accumulated 16 National League Pennants, 3 pre-Super Bowl NFL Championships, 6 Super Bowl Championships, and 2 NBA Championships to list a few.


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