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  • DEA Compliant Kiosk Receptacle

            Have you ever tried to take back your unused or expired drugs/medications to a local pharmacy and were turned away as you were told, sorry our pharmacy does not accept this type of waste?  You may have unfortunately had a family member pass away and as you are cleaning out their home, you run across […]
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  • New 5 Gallon Pharma Mail-Back Bucket!

    Assured Waste Solutions proudly offers a 5 Gallon Pharma Mail-Back Bucket!Assured Waste Solutions’ program for the destruction of your unwanted and non-returnable Schedules II-V, OTC and Rx Pharmaceuticals is easy to implement, customized to fit your needs, and fully compliant with state and federal regulations. With our NEW 5 GALLON BUCKET you have even more options available for the destruction […]
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  • Meddrop – Pitch in to Protect Your Community

                     Communities throughout the United States are pitching in to protect children from inadvertent drug ingestion or drug abuse and to keep citizens safe from contaminated drinking water resulting from flushing, trashing or tossing expired or unused prescription drugs. Healthcare-related businesses and government agencies are joining the effort by providing convenient, secure collection receptacles expressly for […]
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  • Terri Masten Joins Assured Waste Solutions

    Terri Masten has joined the Assured Waste Solutions Business Development/Sales team. With over 27 years’ experience in the environmental waste collection industry, her customers and colleagues recognize Terri as one of the most accomplished and knowledgeable professionals in the field. Terri has experience working in many medical waste phases, including overseeing large hospital and healthcare […]
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  • Pharmaceutical Vendor Program

    Assured Waste Solutions has found great success with its Pharmaceutical Mail Back Program over the years. We have several mail back options available throughout the US. As the only company permitted in the US to ship and handle all Schedules I-V, OTC and Rx, we are uniquely qualified in developing solutions that meet all pharmaceutical […]
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  • Update to OSHA’s Record Keeping Rule

    In effect starting at the beginning of 2015, OSHA has updated their Record Keeping Rule. There are two noteworthy changes to this rule. The list of exempt industries required to routinely keep OSHA injury and illness records has been updated. The previous industry list was based on the SIC system along with injury and illness […]
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  • What is an Autoclave and how does it work?

    Most of the Regulated Medical Infectious Waste generated in the United States is processed in steam autoclaves before being sent to landfills for final disposal. So you might ask, “What is an autoclave and why do we take this step before landfilling?” A steam autoclave works a lot like a pressure cooker that, if you […]
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  • Developing an Exposure Control Plan

    Why an Exposure Control Plan is important. It is important that your employees know that you have a plan in place if the unfortunate happens, and they are exposed to a Bloodborne disease. The impact of such an incident is not just to you and your worker but to his or her family and the […]
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  • What is Regulated Medical Waste (RMW)?

    RMW or Regulated Medical Waste is the segment of your waste stream that might contain possible infectious materials such as blood and body fluids posing a risk of transmitting infection. Depending on which state you are in, the terminology used may differ. Whether your state refers to RMW as infectious waste or biomedical waste, the […]
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