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Medical Waste Packaging

Internationally Standardized and Environmentally Friendly

At MediWaste, we are dedicated to providing a safe and environmentally friendly medical waste collection and disposal service. We strive to ensure that all medical waste is properly handled and disposed of. 

We understand the importance of proper waste management and our knowledgeable staff is here to ensure that all waste is collected and disposed of in the safest possible manner.  

 MediWaste is NOT able to collect if the below standards are not followed.

The DO'S and DON'TS

>>> DON’T put loose sharps directly inside red medical waste bags.

>> DO put sharps in an FDA-approved, puncture-resistant, properly marked sharps box / disposal container.

>>> DON’T overfill red medical waste bags or sharps containers. 

>> DO tie (gooseneck tie for red bags) red medical waste bags and ensure that they are no more than 2/3 full (Max. weight per red bag is 25lbs).

>> DO double bag bloody items

>> DO seal sharps containers (the lid and caps is on the container) and ensure that the max level of sharps (identified on the side of the container) is not exceeded.

>>> DON'T use thin red medical waste bags

>> DO use heavy duty red medical waste bags (17 micron or above).  Ensure all contents are securely held within bag - no tears and absolutely NO spillage.  

Max. weight per red bag is 25lbs

>>> DON’T place medical waste in areas where there is access to the public

>> DO place medical waste in a secure location, with no public access

>>> DON’T place items into any medical waste container that is NOT listed below (NO fecal matter)

>> DO place medical waste in the appropriate containers that is listed below 

Medical Waste Disposal Containers



Red Bag

Infectious Waste,

Blood Products, 


IV Tubing, 

Culture Stacks



Black Container

Pills, Injectables, Antibiotics, Hazardous Meds (RCRA)**, Half/Partial Doses (RCRA)**, Hazardous Bulk Meds, P-listed Drugs, Bulk Chemo, Pathological Waste

**RCRA item should be at background radation  level before the item are removed by MediWaste.  The client must display the radation level the container



Yellow Bag

Any type of waste material derived from a human or animal body. This can include organs, human or animal tissues, surgical specimens, and bodily fluids, such as human blood, removed during surgical procedures or autopsy.  Includes items such as:

  • Swabs

  • Bandages

  • Dressings

  • Nappies

  • Incontinence sanitary wear

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Red Sharps Container

Needles, Ampules,

Broken Glass, Blades, Razors, Staples, Trocars, Guide Wires, 

Other Sharps



Yellow Container

Empty vials, Ampules, Empty Syringes, Needles, Empty IVs, Gowns, Gloves, Tubing, Aprans, Wipes, Packaging 

Medical Waste Contaiers
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