Medical Waste Solutions

What is medical waste?

  • A needle, syringe with a needle, surgical instrument or other article that has a sharp edge/point capable of inflicting injury.
  • Soiled or blood soaked bandages
  • Culture dishes and other glassware
  • Discarded surgical gloves – after surgery
  • Discarded surgical instruments – scalpels
  • Needles – used to give shots or draw blood
  • Cultures, stocks and swabs used to inoculate cultures
  • Pharmaceuticals

Solo Resource Recovery can manage medical waste in a safe and environmentally responsible manner which is critical to reducing the potential for injury, spread of infection, chemical toxicity and pollution.  The safe containment, transport and disposal is a legal requirement. The waste must be disposed of only at EPA approved sites.