Category: Medical Waste Disposal

Posted on Aug 09, 2022

Are You Getting the RMW Service You Need or the Only Service That’s Available?

We hear from generators of Regulated Medical Waste (RMW) almost every day complaining about their current service provider. “They never show up when they’re supposed to.” “My contract is too restrictive.” “They say the service is environmentally friendly, but never provide any details.” “I don’t really know what I’m even getting for what I pay.” […]

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Posted on Jun 17, 2022

Thinking Sustainably About RMW Treatment

Remember the Three T’s of the old regulated medical waste (RMW) management model? Truck, Treat, and Trash. We identified ways to reduce or eliminate the need for trucking in our last post. Now we turn our attention to the treatment, or disinfection, of medical waste. After the Medical Waste Tracking Act expired in 1991, the […]

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Posted on Mar 24, 2022

Disruptive Behavior in Regulated Medical Waste Disposal Protects the Future

In our last post, we defined the real and present need for a paradigm shifting sustainable regulated medical waste (RMW) disposal service. With thousands of tons of RMW generated every year, the impact of our current model is not only unsustainable, but also a significant contributor to the growing environmental woes felt around the globe. […]

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Posted on Mar 01, 2022

Sustainable Regulated Medical Waste Management

In continuing to define Clym’s push to pioneer Sustainable Regulated Medical Waste Management in 2022, this post will underscore why such an approach is critically needed.  What is Regulated Medical Waste? It’s any unneeded material potentially contaminated with infectious agents.  Think about a syringe from injection at the hospital, or clean up materials from a […]

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Posted on Jan 06, 2022

Clym 2022: Leading the Charge to Globally Sustainable Regulated Medical Waste Management

Happy (and Healthy) New Year!   As the life sciences, pharmaceutical, healthcare, educational and industrial market sectors continue to leverage the use of biological materials to advance science, medicine, quality of life and higher learning, the safe management of the resulting regulated medical waste (RMW) to protect against infectious hazards is a critical public health priority.  […]

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Posted on Jul 16, 2021

6 Tips for Handling and Disposing of Used Sharps

Needlestick and other sharps injuries are, unfortunately, a hazard for anyone working in the healthcare or life sciences research fields whether you’re a nurse, emergency responder, doctor, or lab technician. While OSHA has (enacted) passed requirements allowing only the use of safer sharps devices in most settings, sharps injuries can still occur. Why Is Proper […]

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Posted on Feb 19, 2021

Be Smart About Medical Waste Disposal: Lowering Costs Safely

It’s hard to imagine, but a recent study showed that US hospitals generate nearly 6 million tons of medical waste annually. Simply handling that volume of trash would be an enormous and costly challenge; disposing of trash that is hazardous or potentially hazardous in a safe and compliant way adds an entirely new dimension to […]

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Posted on Jan 28, 2021

How To Manage COVID Vaccine Medical Waste Disposal

In an effort to inoculate all Americans who so desire, centers administering the SARS-CoV-2 mRNA vaccine are appearing across the United States—leading to questions from healthcare providers regarding the proper medical waste disposal of vaccine remnants. Although protocols may vary slightly from state to state, disposal of SARS-CoV-2 mRNA vaccine-related wastes generally follow similar procedures […]

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Posted on Oct 29, 2020

How To Choose The Best Medical Waste Management Company

You will need to make many important decisions as your business grows, including when to build a solution for an emerging need into your infrastructure and when to outsource those functions to a partner. How you choose those partners is very important, because you will be entrusting key parts of your core business to someone […]

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Posted on Aug 21, 2020

What You Need to Know About PPE

Before the World Health Organization declared the outbreak of COVID-19 a pandemic in March of 2020, very few outside the medical profession knew what “PPE” stood for. Over the past five months, however, this acronym for Personal Protective Equipment, formerly used only within the life sciences and healthcare industries, has come into everyday use in […]

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