Why Do You Need Proper Medical Waste Disposal?

Proper medical waste disposal is not only important but also required by law. In a business where lots of waste is created, it's crucial to know the ins and outs of hazardous waste disposal so you can be certain that waste from your facility is properly disposed of and doesn't pose a risk or danger to anyone. Without proper hazardous waste disposal in Maryland, your medical waste can create a serious public health crisis, hurting your image and your people. Medical Waste Disposal

The Dangers of Medical Waste

There's no way of getting around the fact that medical waste is dangerous. From blood and other bodily fluids that can result in infection, to contaminated sharps and chemically-dangerous solvents, the potential laundry list of dangers in medical waste could almost never be exhausted. Understanding the dangers that your hazardous waste poses is key to understanding the importance of proper disposal.

Risks of Improper Disposal

Medical waste can pose serious risks to both those who come in contact with it and those around it. Improper disposal of medical waste like sharps can lead to the spread of diseases like hepatitis, HIV, syphilis, and malaria. Some of these can have life-long impacts, making the proper disposal of sharps and other hazardous waste materials vitally important. There are also greater risks to your entire community - risks that can manifest as a public health crisis if severe enough. While non-hazardous waste is traditionally dumped into landfills, doing so as a means of hazardous waste disposal can potentially leak dangerous substances into the air, land, water, and other resources that the entire community relies on. The more medical waste that is added, the greater the contamination and risk to public health.

Compliance with Laws and Regulations

Laws and regulations in the U.S. stipulate the careful and proper disposal of medical waste. These laws require the use of puncture-proof containers for waste like sharps, containers labeled to comply with regulations, regular disposal of hazardous waste to negate accumulation and build-up, as well as clearly defined processing and transport plans. Failure to comply with any of these, among others, can result in serious fines.

Trust BWS With Your Hazardous Waste

You are responsible for your waste until it is properly disposed of, even if it has left your facility. That's why it is so important to understand the hazardous waste disposal process and to trust who is handling. At BWS, we have a proven track record of hazardous waste disposal in Maryland. With custom plans for each customer and superior client service, BWS can help reduce your waste and ensure regulatory compliance. Call us today to request a free quote!  

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“Our office has been utilizing the services of Biomedical Waste Services, Inc. (BWS) for well over a decade. Their caring, dedicated, and professional team have made it an absolute pleasure to do business with. They are always prompt and courteous in providing whatever service we ask of them. We highly recommend them for your practice!!”

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“Our experience with BWS has been uniformly positive. Their services are prompt, professional, and reliable. Their prices are fair and upfront, with no hidden or recurring charges. We highly recommend them as a vendor.”

ZytoGen Patient Services

“My review from 2019: Still using BWS and still think they're great! My review from 2016: We've been doing business with BWS for a few years now, and their service and pricing are great. We previously used a company who provides the same service in our area but overcharged us for years. I would definitely recommend BWS to anyone in the market for waste disposal at a great price with excellent service.”

“I have fantastic very dependable experience using BWS. I have used them weekly for the last 17 years in my dental practice. There always on the day that they're supposed to be, there's never been an issue with any of the invoices.”

Akbar Masood, D.D.S.

“BWS has been handling our biohazardous waste disposal for three years. They have always been helpful and dependable. I recommend them to all who need biohazardous waste disposal services.”

Chris Donaldson

“Been working with BWS for 10+ years. Fantastic service, always on time and polite.”

Dharani Jasthi

“Prompt, professional, and awesome business. We have worked with them for years and couldn't be happier.”

Tomicka Jackson-George, D.M.D.

“I've used BWS for several years now. Their service is great and their fees are very reasonable, making BWS a great value in hazardous waste removal.”

Louis Sachs, D.D.S.

“Professional and always on time! Great service!”

Kate Blair English

“Great option for healthcare waste management. BWS is an independent owned professional organization that is built on integrity and trust. There is no other company in the region that I'd recommend more. Most others say the right things the folks at BWS do the right thing. I'll continue to recommend them.”

Dave Ryan

We are a medical practice in a new location and needed hazardous waste removal services. We have been so pleased with the level of service and professionalism on both the admin and field work end of BWS services, and their pricing is fair and flexible. We would highly recommend them to any medical practice in need of these services.

Kerry Owens, Avalon Plastic Surgery

Every staff member that I have interacted with has been very friendly. They are quick to respond to emails and do a great job.

Jamie Fleming, National Spine & Pain Centers

Excellent company. Received notification that I was on schedule, showed up as promised, and very professional service from office to driver. Excellent service!!!

Keith Roberts, Biomatrix Specialty Pharmacy

Great service! They are always responsive and ready to help. 100% recommended.

Mireia Pedragosa Marin, Synergy Research

They were responsive and quickly start services. They were also great at answering all my questions and updating on when services would start.

Rebecca Crouse, Randolph Macon Academy

We used BWS for sharps disposal at a doctor's office. I saw their bright truck in the parking lot at work which lead me to call for a quote. They responded to my inquiry quickly and thoroughly, answering all my questions. They gave me pricing that was very reasonable, and lower than many companies I checked. They were a pleasure to communicate with via phone and email, no phone tag! The truck arrived the day and time we planned. The driver was very personable and easy to communicate with. The people I interacted with seem to understand the value of customer service. I would highly recommend them. They will take care of you.

Melissa C, Patriot Chiropractic

Excellent, professional service and very reasonable price on medical waste removal. Danielle was fantastic to work with - thanks Danielle!

Dr. Rosario Ignacio

Reliable and affordable

Dr. Thomas Lutz, Odenton Family Dentistry

I've used BWS for several years now. Their service is great and their fees are very reasonable, making BWS a great value in hazardous waste removal. Over the 20+ years that I have used them the scope of their services has increased as well as making documentation of their service easier to use!

Dr. Louis Sachs, DDS

I ran a dental charity for many years, organizing huge clinics to treat those in need. BWS donated their waste disposal services for every clinic for many years, and they continue to do so to this day. This is always a huge job, and they are always reliable, dedicated, and fun to work with. They know what it means to give back.

Eric B.

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