Medical waste services
Solo Resource Recovery provide Pathological waste collection services for hospitals, dentists, surgerys, and others. Sharps containers can be exchanged, and all waste materials safely disposed of, in compliance with local regulations. A 240litre wheelie bin is usually supplied to accommodate the service along with vessels for sharps. Special purpose designed bags are available in the following sizes:
- 60L, 72L & 120L
This service is not available in all locations. Please contact your local Solo Resource Recovery representative in your area to find out more.
Pathological Waste Types
Pathological waste usually includes biohazardous waste materials such as used wound dressings, blood, needles, and other clinical waste materials requiring special handling. Waste Materials commonly disposed of include:
- 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
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.
Availability of services can vary between locations and not all services are available at all locations. Check with one of our local friendly sales representatives for more information on availability of this service.
Professional Waste Management
Removal of waste is just the beginning of what we offer
Give us a call on 1300 46 76 56 or contact us through our website for more information on how we can deliver and service your industrial waste bins. Our professional and friendly team are always on hand to answer your questions and to work together with you to develop a waste management plan that is sustainable, environmentally-conscious and convenient for your business.