What You Need to Know About Medical Waste

June 5th, 2020 Category: Medical Waste

Due to the current pandemic, increased efforts to mitigate the spread of infection are vital. One way that healthcare facilities and related businesses can do their part is by working with a Maryland medical waste removal company to ensure infectious materials are disposed of properly. Let’s take a look at what items your business generates […]

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What Products Can Be Recycled in Virginia?

May 5th, 2020 Category: Recycling

Recycling the waste your business produces can be an eco-friendly alternative to simply throwing these items away. However, not everything you produce is safe to recycle in Virginia. Here’s a look at a few types of waste your business produces that can be recycled in our state: Paper Recycling Although many businesses are switching over […]

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Important Considerations for Handling Pathological Waste

April 1st, 2020 Category: Medical Waste

Pathological waste is a classification of waste that includes anything that could contain a pathogenic agent (any type of microorganism that could cause disease). Here at Broadview Waste Services, we deal with pathological and all other kinds of waste, and we wanted to take some time today to talk about pathological waste and how it […]

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Reducing Our Ecological Footprint with Recycling

March 4th, 2020 Category: Universal Waste

Stewardship of the environment is an extremely pressing need of our time. Pollution has wrought havoc upon our world’s environment, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t things we can do to aid the situation. Here at Broadview Waste Services, we’re dedicated to recycling universal waste and any kind of waste whenever possible. We wanted to […]

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What Types of Businesses Need Waste Management Solutions?

February 3rd, 2020 Category: General

How to properly dispose of waste probably isn’t at the forefront of a business’s mind during their operations. It is only after the fact that they are left with the question of how to appropriately dispose of the waste that they created. If your business produces any of the types of waste listed below, you […]

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What is the Difference Between Universal and Hazardous Waste?

January 2nd, 2020 Category: Hazardous Waste

There are many different kinds of waste, and they can’t all be disposed of in the same manner. Two very common forms of waste are universal and hazardous waste. As an experienced Maryland hazardous waste removal company, we wanted to take some time today to discuss the differences between the two. What is Universal Waste? […]

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The Importance of Hazardous Waste Management for Laboratories

December 4th, 2019 Category: General

Laboratories are often used for research and experimentation, so they naturally generate hazardous waste. A significant concern is the safe disposal of these dangerous wastes, but there are ways to properly manage it without putting the environment or people in harm’s way. Types of Waste According to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), there […]

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How Dangerous is Medical Waste to Your Business?

November 5th, 2019 Category: Medical Waste

Every year, about 2 million tons of medical waste is created by hospitals, veterinary clinics, and homes. Medical waste is defined as any waste that contains infectious or potentially infectious material. Examples of medical wastes generated by businesses throughout the United States are: Anything that is soaked in blood Any tissues or organs removed during […]

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Gasoline Safety and Disposal Tips

October 3rd, 2019 Category: Hazardous Waste

Gasoline is classified as a hazardous waste. Not only is it flammable, but gas is also very harmful to our environment if disposed of improperly. Think about this: One gallon of gasoline has the capability of polluting over 700,000 gallons of water. Here are some safety and disposal tips when handling gasoline: Gasoline Safety Do […]

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How to Handle a Hazardous Waste Emergency

September 4th, 2019 Category: Hazardous Waste

For businesses that carry out operations that produce or contain hazardous materials, it’s vital to adhere to the strict standards set by OSHA in order to protect the health and safety of everyone involved. Let’s take a look at the best course of action if you find yourself in a hazardous waste emergency. What Constitutes […]

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