BWS Advantages

Why BWS?


At BWS, Inc. we have specialized in managing regulated medical waste, document shredding, hazardous, universal, and specialty waste for over 45 years. We are a full-service, comprehensive provider of safely removing and disposing of medical and other regulated wastes for a variety of industries in the Mid-Atlantic region. By adhering to strict state and federal regulations, we inherently minimize risks associated with transporting and properly disposing of regulated medical waste and sensitive documents. Our services include customized waste management plans that fit the needs of each client. Each client’s plan is designed to provide reliable, compliant, and cost-efficient quality service:

Reduce the amount of waste generated
Ensure regulatory compliance
Strengthen infection control procedures
Educational tools and training
Optimize collection schedules and equipment
Environmentally safe and responsible disposal

Our Story


Before medical waste regulations were enacted in the 1980’s, BWS founder and President Ray Krell managed waste at local doctors’ offices and hospitals in the Baltimore area. After various dangerous incidents on the job, Ray knew he needed to take measure not only to improve his own safety, but also the safety of the customers he served. More about our story.

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Our Values


From very early on, we’ve always made decisions and provided services that our clients and partners could be proud of. Innovation, sustainability, community, and safety are at the forefront throughout everything we do.

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Our Culture


As a leader in medical waste management, our passion includes safety for people, reliability for our customers, and environmental sustainability. We love this industry and are compelled to make a positive impact in the communities where we live and serve.

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Our Operations


With roots tracing back to the 1970s, the BWS name is synonymous with reliable and compliant medical waste management. Today, we are one of the few privately held medical waste management companies providing fully compliant, comprehensive services in the Mid-Atlantic region. More about why we are the leader in regulated waste management.

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We're the industry leader in experience, value, and efficiency.

Pounds of RMW Properly Treated and Disposed
Years of Regulated Waste Industry Experience
Healthcare Professionals and Practices Served
Pounds of Documents and Records Shredded
LBS Waste Recycled into Renewable Energy
LBS of Corrugated Medical Waste Boxes Recycled Domestically

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