How Do I Dispose of Expired Medications?

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Expired medications may not only lose their effectiveness, but they can also pose significant risks if misused or improperly discarded. For medical facilities, where the volume of expired or unused medications can be substantial, it’s crucial to dispose of these drugs properly to ensure safety and compliance with regulatory guidelines. Improper disposal of these medications […]

Upholding Regulatory Compliance in Hospitals

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Regulatory compliance in the healthcare sector is crucial, not only for maintaining the reputation and integrity of your hospital but also for ensuring the safety and well-being of your patients. Here, we discuss five best practices to promote regulatory compliance in your hospital.   1. Designate a Compliance Officer One of the first steps in […]

Best Practices for Pharmaceutical Waste Management in Dental Offices

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Every dental office creates pharmaceutical waste, from the buzzing multi-chair clinic to the quiet two-chair practice. This vital yet often overlooked component of dental practice operations includes expired medications, used syringes, and empty anesthetic cartridges. The improper disposal of these items creates a significant environmental and public health concern. Moreover, it can lead to substantial […]

Choosing Right: How AMS MedWaste Addresses the Hidden Costs of Medical Waste Services

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Looking at the medical waste services, it’s easy to think they’re all the same. Some might initially attract you with low prices, but if their service is lacking, you’ll see your costs climb quickly. Let’s spotlight some hidden issues with average medical waste services and show how AMS MedWaste crafts a solution that fits your […]

The Eco-Friendly Solutions: The Role Of Medical Waste Solutions

When managing medical waste, the environment is always a top priority. Medical waste solutions provide a safe and eco-friendly way to dispose of used needles, syringes, and other potentially hazardous materials. With the ever-increasing amount of medical waste generated every day worldwide, finding sustainable solutions has become more critical than ever before. This blog will […]

Beyond Landfills: The Transformation Of Medical Waste Into Fuel


As we heighten our environmental awareness, we recognize medical waste management as a crucial responsibility. Traditional practices allow vast amounts of waste from hospitals, clinics, and laboratories to end up in landfills or incineration plants. These practices contribute to pollution and pose health risks. However, a promising shift in waste management is on the horizon that […]

Understanding the Differences Between RCRA and Non-RCRA Pharmaceuticals

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Pharmaceutical waste management is critical for healthcare facilities, pharmacies, and environmental management organizations. Proper pharmaceutical waste disposal is essential to protect public health and the environment. One of the primary challenges in managing pharmaceutical waste is understanding the differences between RCRA and non-RCRA pharmaceuticals. This blog will delve into these two categories and discuss the key […]

Navigating Pharmaceutical Waste Management

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Pharmaceutical waste management is critical to healthcare operations, as improper disposal can severely affect the environment, public health, and regulatory compliance. This comprehensive guide will help clinics and hospitals navigate the complexities of pharmaceutical waste management to ensure safe, efficient, and compliant practices.   Pharmaceutical Waste: Gaining Insight Pharmaceutical waste includes expired, unused, or contaminated medications […]