The Daniels Difference for Healthcare Waste Management

LOCAL AND RELIABLE SERVICE 

We don't subhaul, it's our trucks, drivers and experienced experts who will be with you every step of the way! Compliant reliable services at a frequency that suits your needs without any third party hauler risk. 

WE TAKE A CLINICAL APPROACH

Infection Control and Safety undergird everything we do; clinically engineered medical waste containers, robotic washing and decontamination, and a clinically trained team to help you build your waste management program 

ONE PARTNER, ALL WASTE STREAMS

Daniels is experienced and permitted to collection, transport and treat all waste streams that originate from a patient care environment including hazardous and non-haz pharmaceuticals and trace/bulk chemo waste

SEE OUR PROVEN RESULTS

Our case studies and peer reviewed studies from world-leading medical journals and hospitals prove the Daniels model. From nursing homes and surgery centers to universities and hospitals, we partner for results! 


 

Medical & Biohazardous Waste Disposal in Wisconsin

We leverage our clinical experience to allow us to handle all biohazardous and medical waste streams.

Daniels was founded as a clinical service provider, with an in depth understanding of the budgetary and logistical pressures our healthcare clients face. With 30+ years of experience in waste pickup, transport and disposal, we proudly guarantee our clients the following:

  • Ecological treatment of all waste streams, including Sharps, RMW, Chemotherapy, Pharmaceutical, Hazardous, & Surgical Devices
  • Exceptional service and infrastructure to support healthcare facilities of all sizes with safety and compliance 
  • Fast turnaround times with waste destruction and manifests 
  • State-of-the-art materials management
  • Clear communication and experts to support at every stage of your waste management process
  • Handling efficiencies and lowering costs, through the use of reusable containment systems
  • Consistent and competitive pricing with no "hidden" exceptions 
     

ASK FOR A WASTE CONSULTATION
 


 

Wisconsin Infectious Waste Regulations 


According to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, infectious waste is waste that can pass on infectious diseases to humans or animals via sharps (including hypodermic needles, syringes and lancets), blood or human tissue. Medical waste is infectious waste as well as any non-infectious waste that may be commingled.

  • In s. 287.07(7)(c)1.c., Wis. Stats., Infectious waste means solid waste that contains pathogens with sufficient virulence and in sufficient quantity that exposure of a susceptible human or animal to the solid waste could cause the human or animal to contract an infectious disease.
  • In s. 299.51(1)(b), Wis. Stats., Medical waste means infectious waste, as defined above, and other waste that contains or may be mixed with infectious waste.

It is noted in the departmental outline, that medical waste does not include all of the waste produced within a healthcare setting. Non-infectious materials from a healthcare facility are considered to be "medical waste" only if the generator mixes them with infectious waste or manages them as though they are infectious waste. Any other waste materials from a healthcare facility are not considered "medical waste" under Wisconsin law. If possible, these non-infectious items should be reused or recycled.

 

Guide to Wisconsin Medical Waste

 



Infectious Waste Managed Locally.
 

Daniels has a local team and state of the art clean processing facility based in Sturtevant, Wisconsin, and we are proud to call one of America’s leading healthcare facilities – Advocate Aurora, as one of our long term customers. From surgical centers through to long term care and multi-site hospitals – Daniels has a versatile offering that caters for the containment, transport and disposal of all healthcare generated waste streams, including regulated medical waste, world-leading sharps disposal solutions via our patented sharps containers, hazardous and non-hazardous pharmaceuticals and nationally leading solutions for trace chemotherapy waste. Through training, education, compliance and the provision of the safest containment solutions for medical waste in the United States – Daniels is a leading provider to Wisconsin based healthcare facilities. If you are based in one of the following cities, you can check out our local pages as follows for further details about local service; KenoshaMilwaukee, Racine

 


We take full responsibility for the safe and compliant disposal of your biohazardous, medical and sharps waste.

As your medical waste disposal provider, all of our services are managed internally--meaning we handle every aspect of your medical waste’s journey. Our own trucks attend to your scheduled pickups and there are no third party treatment plants; we protect your waste generators' liability from cradle to grave. You also have peace of mind knowing that we have all the adequate insurances in place and implement impeccable record keeping of your waste to destruction.


 

Daniels Health understands the needs of healthcare facilities in Wisconsin.
Contact us and see how we can help your facility better manage medical and biohazardous waste disposal.

 

855 251 2655         Request a quote      

 

 


Let's Talk About Wisconsin

Wisconsin or America’s ‘Dairyland’ takes its milk and cheese seriously, as home to more dairy cows than any other state in America. Wisconsin is an indigenous word, from the Native American Chippewa language, translating to “grassy place” in English. An appropriate namesake, given Wisconsin is famous for its lush green pastures and undulating hills, both of which make it perfect country for grazing dairy cows.

 

There are more than 1.3 million dairy cows in the state, spread across 9,000 farms, most of which are family owned and operated. These farms produce over 14% of America’s milk, and 25% of the country’s cheese. However, dairy farming isn’t all Wisconsin is known for. It’s also referred to as the Badger State, this nickname was inspired by miners in the 1800s that dug tunnels into the hills or lived underground (just like badgers) in the mines during the winter months to stay warm.  If you want to go one step above college football, you can head over to Lambeau Field in Green Bay for a Packers game.

Although Wisconsin is a mass producer of one of the most commonly recognized medicinal plants in the world, ginseng, it also has a thriving medical community and exceptional healthcare facilities. In fact, Wisconsin has some of the best hospitals in the country. The renowned University of Wisconsin Hospital in Madison, is a popular teaching hospital, and has been ranked nationally in 9 adult specialties and 6 pediatric specialties by U.S News.  Like every US state, Wisconsin produces biohazardous and medical waste, with the disposal of this waste managed by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. The department has outlined complex regulations that dictate that containers for these kinds of waste streams must be removed and emptied at least every 90 days, and that biohazardous and medical waste generators must keep records of their original waste manifest and treatment certification for up to 5 years.


Complying with such stringent regulations can be difficult for healthcare facilities and that’s where we come in. Daniels is a safe and reliable cradle to grave waste management solutions provider, serving Wisconsin and America.
 

Wisconsin State Resources & Requirements

Wisconsin EPA

US EPA Region 5

77 W. Jackson Blvd. Mail Code R-19J

Chicago, IL 60604-3590

800 621 8431

Daniels Wisconsin Site 

1340 Grandview Parkway 

Sturtevant WI 53177

888 952 5580

Waste Classification

Infectious waste in Wisconsin is waste defined as solid waste that has the potential to transmit disease. Infectious waste is also known as biohazardous waste, red bag waste or regulated medical waste.

Storage Requirements

Wisconsin state requirements mandate:

The storage area shall be kept clean and impermeable to liquids and may not feature carpeted areas or wooden floors. The area must be designated within an enclosed room impervious to weather and may only contain infectious wastes and their containers. Access to the infectious waste shall be limited to authorized personnel and appropriate measures shall be taken to prevent odors, including refrigerating the infectious waste below 42 degrees Fahrenheit until treated. Containers shall be removed and emptied at least every 90 days. 

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