Frequently Asked Questions

What is Regulated Medical Waste?

Regulated medical waste (sometimes referred to as red bag waste) is the classification for wastes that are contaminated with blood, body fluids or other potentially infectious materials, thus posing risk of transmitting infection. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, medical waste is “waste sufficiently capable of causing infection during handling and disposal.” We have medical waste and sharps disposal containers for all the specific waste streams these faculties generate, including regulated medical waste, sharps waste, pharmaceutical waste, chemotherapy waste, and hazardous waste.

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