Welcome to the All Points Medical Waste Blog

Best Practices for Biohazardous Waste Disposal

Safety & Compliance: What Your Facility Needs to Know Biohazardous waste, also called infectious waste, encompasses blood, body fluids, human cell lines and more. This category of medical waste is defined as any waste that is contaminated with potentially infectious agents or other materials that are deemed a threat to public health or the environment.…
Read More

Medical Waste Mail-Back Programs

How It Works & Why Your Business Would Benefit Medical waste disposal is a key concern for companies, even those who generate a small amount of waste. Between safety guidelines and compliance mandates, there is a lot to be aware of when it comes to managing, storing and disposing of medical waste. A top way…
Read More

What is RCRA waste?

And why is it important? RCRA stands for Resource Conservation and Recovery Act and it’s a federal law that was established in 1976. It’s purpose was to establish regulations and requirements for the safe disposal of solid waste and hazardous waste. The law also created specific requirements for identifying and categorizing waste to ensure that…
Read More

October is Dental Hygiene Month

Dental Hygienists Deserve Appreciation! Not many folks enjoy going to the dentist, but it’s a definite necessity to take care of your health—not just your oral health, but your overall health. Tooth decay and gum disease are factors that can have an adverse effect on your entire body, so regular cleanings and dental check-ups are…
Read More

Proper Medical Waste Disposal Improves Your Work Environment

Safe Disposal Impacts the Workplace: 4 Top Ways Following medical waste disposal regulations and protocols is a must for healthcare facilities. And while many professionals in the industry adhere to the processes of their organization, it’s possible you’ve never thought too much about the impact proper disposal has on the workplace environment and on the…
Read More

How to Dispose of Sharps Used at Home

A Guide for Safe Disposal Tens of millions of people around the United States live with diabetes and are tasked not only with self care, but also with properly disposing of sharps. Many diabetics use a variety of items that can cause injury, illness or harm if accidental exposure occurs and because of this it’s…
Read More

Liquid Medical Waste

Dangers of Improper Disposal Medical waste disposal is highly regulated and for good reason–there are numerous risks associated with doing it improperly, not the least of which is endangering humans, animals and the environment. Liquid medical waste, just like sharps and other types of hazardous waste, must be managed correctly and according to mandates set…
Read More

Proper Disposal of Medical Waste from Permanent Makeup

Here’s What You Need to Know Microblading, microstroking, 3D permanent brows and dermal cosmetics are all processes that are used to create permanent makeup. These cosmetic techniques fall into the same category as tattooing and therefore, the waste that is generated during the processes is considered medical waste. Artists who perform these tasks must not…
Read More

Infectious Waste Categories

What is Infectious Waste & How Should it be Disposed Of? As a medical waste generator, it’s vital that you are aware of the different types of waste your facility is generating and the risks associated with improper disposal. Infectious waste is defined as any type of waste that is capable of producing an infection…
Read More

Pathological Waste: What Is It & How Should It Be Disposed Of?

What You Need to Know to Ensure Safety & Compliance Medical facilities, physician’s offices, dentists, hospitals, practices and other organizations produce a variety of medical waste. All of it must be stored and disposed of in very specific ways to avoid cross contamination, accidental exposure and risk of spreading illnesses or injuries. Pathological waste is…
Read More
Get Your Quick Quote
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.