How To Safely Handle Bloody Bandages

Everyone has to use a bandage once in a while. For many, the most they’ll need is a small injury bandage to cover something minor like a paper cut. In the case of serious injury, you would need larger, or perhaps more, bandages. These bandages can easily get covered in blood and can pose a […]

Medical Waste Disposal For Veterinarians

Medical facilities don’t only exist for human use. Our furry, feathered, and scaled companions all require medical treatment, and medical treatment leads to medical waste. Just like with human medical waste, proper disposal is critical for safety and legal reasons. Fortunately a professional medical waste company like AMS MedWaste can help you with all of […]

Making Homemade Hand Sanitizer

One of the best ways to protect yourself and limit the spread of COVID-19 is washing your hands. However, doing so can be difficult when you’re on the go, so that’s where hand sanitizer comes in handy. Since hand sanitizer is in high demand, it is possible that you might not be able to get […]

What You Should Do With Old Medications

Everybody ends up with some manner of expired medication in the old cabinet sooner or later. For some they may not see it as a big deal, leaving them to sit for years and years. Others like to clear out old things when it is time. But there are some right ways and wrong ways […]

How To Dispose Of Your Face Mask

With many of us protecting ourselves, our friends, and neighbours by wearing face masks to prevent the spread of COVID-19, there comes the question of how to safely dispose of them. Unfortunately many people have taken to throwing them away like common trash when it is time to get a new one. The implications of […]

How Masks Help Fight Covid-19

How Masks Help Fight Covid-19 By this point we’ve all heard over and over again that wearing a mask will help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Despite the never ending amount of times people hear this, some either still don’t bother wearing one, or do so in a manner that is incorrect, effectively rendering them […]

Using Red Bags: The Do’s And Don’ts

Using Red Bags: The Do’s And Don’ts Among the common types of medical waste containers are red bags, which are of course made to contain medical waste and other biohazardous waste. They’re used by any medical practice that would be producing medical waste. From hospitals, clinics, dentists, and veterinarians, the need for red bags is […]

COVID-19 Response

COVID-19 Response AMS has been closely monitoring developments related to coronavirus (COVID-19). Our number one priority is the health and safety of our associates, customers, and communities. We have always taken great pride in the safety and cleanliness of our facilities and vehicles. We have been implementing additional precautionary measures to support health and safety, […]

Hand Washing Tips: Fighting COVID-19

Hand Washing Tips: Fighting COVID-19 Ok everybody, there’s something we need to talk about, and we all know what it is. Article title aside that is. With COVID-19 spreading globally, and no vaccine to prevent it at the time of writing this article, we need to take some steps to prevent exposure. Despite this, we […]

Pathological Waste: What It Is, How To Dispose Of It

Pathological Waste: What It Is, How To Dispose Of It There are many different types of waste in the medical industry and they take various forms. One of the common ones is pathological waste, and it, just like all the others, can be very dangerous when not handled properly. So to that end, lets define […]