Pharmaceutical Waste Services
Pharmaceutical Wastes are gaining increasing regulatory enforcement.
Various medical and health care businesses will inevitably generate pharmaceutical waste. This waste will need to be disposed of properly and efficiently. Because of the hazardous nature of pharmaceutical waste, it is best to rely on professional assistance. BWS provides pharmaceutical waste services in Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Washington, D.C.
Pharmaceutical waste must be properly disposed of or the risk of pollution is greatly increased. If disposed of down a typical drain, medications can find their way into sewage and water systems and even ground water. This can affect human and wildlife health.
We Can Help
BWS can analyze any drug formulary to identify those drugs and drug forms that need to be managed as hazardous when wasted. BWS can also identify those drugs that are NIOSH (versus EPA/RCRA hazardous).
BWS can provide comprehensive solutions, including audits and management plans for capturing this important waste stream and providing fully compliant disposal. Many pharmaceutical wastes are RCRA hazardous waste; BWS can help your facility develop waste identification and segregation policies that ensure proper segregation and treatment of this waste stream. We will work with the generator to develop internal collection and consolidation procedures to ensure regulatory compliance. BWS Field Technicians can also perform that internal collection and consolidation function. Our services include Characterizing a Pharmacy Formulary to identify all hazardous drugs. We will then work with the you to develop a comprehensive plan to properly manage those drugs throughout their life-cycle Our services include:
- Satellite Container collection
Your waste is your responsibility until it has been destroyed – even after it has left your facilities. Because of this, it is absolutely necessary to trust a company with a proven track record in waste management. BWS has a combined 70 years of experience in pharmaceutical waste and the expertise to handle your waste properly.
If you need pharmaceutical waste services, contact us today or get a FREE quote.
"I’ve been using Biomedical Waste Services, Inc. for nearly 20 years! I’ve had superior customer service since day one with no surprises on our invoices."
- Dr. Kim