Medical Waste Disposal

What is red bag waste?

splash1Red bag waste is the most common type of biomedical waste produced by clinics, hospitals, and other healthcare facilities. All of the following types of medical waste must be disposed of into red bags:

Cultures and stocks of agents infectious to humans, and associated biologicals, including cultures from medical and pathological laboratories, cultures and stocks of infectious agents from research and industrial laboratories, wastes from the production of biologicals, discarded live and attenuated vaccines, and culture dishes and devices used to transfer inoculate, and mix cultures.

Human pathological wastes including tissue, organs, and body parts, body fluids that are removed during surgery, autopsy or other medical procedures, and specimens of body fluids and their containers, and discarded material saturated with such body fluids other than urine. This category does not include urine or fecal materials, unless they are submitted for diagnosis of infectious diseases.

Human blood and blood products including discarded waste human blood, discarded blood components, containers with free flowing blood or blood components, and discarded saturated material containing free flowing human blood or blood components; and items that were saturated with human blood.

Since 1999, Medasend has helped countless organizations by providing a safe, reliable and cost-effective medical waste disposal service.

Why choose Medasend?

Your concern is our concern

From private practices to facilities with thousands of employees and everything in between, Medasend can handle your medical waste disposal needs with speed and accuracy. Medasend genuinely cares about its customers and is able to deliver the prompt and reliable service that you deserve at a competitive price.

What you’re quoted is what you pay – No hidden fees!

While our competitors nickel and dime you with administrative, fuel, power and other hidden fees, Medasend customers will always only pay exactly what they are quoted. No extra charges. No hidden fees.

Custom pickup plans

For the past decade and a half, Medasend has built an error-proof, reliable and consistent truck pickup grid that makes it extremely easy for our customers to schedule medical waste pickups on a custom pickup plan.

Easy to read billing validated by completed manifests

Medasend puts a lot of time and effort into documenting and tracking of each of our clients’ medical waste. Required shipping manifests, tracking systems and more come packaged with our outstanding medical waste disposal services.

Exceptional customer service

No more waiting days and weeks! Our customer service staff and medical waste compliance specialists realize the importance of attending to the needs of our customers, and it’s not something we take for granted. With on-call staff available 24/7, your concern is our concern.

Call 1-800-200-3581 today to learn how you can save on your medical waste expenses!

State regulations for medical waste disposal

The EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) offers a website with information about state medical waste regulations and programs. Click here to access it.

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