Dentists: Are you disposing of medical waste properly and cost effectively? Infographic

As more dental and medical offices move toward environmentally friendly practices, medical waste disposal should be considered in that effort.

Feb 1st, 2017
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As more dental and medical offices move toward environmentally friendly and cost effective practices, medical waste disposal should be considered in those efforts. This infographic is designed help.

Over two million tons of medical waste is produced each year, causing health-care facilities to spend thousands, sometimes even millions, on the proper disposal services for these hazardous materials. Improper disposal management can expose your workers, waste handlers, and dental patients to infection and toxic effects while polluting the environment.

Over the years, this process has become more aware of the green initiatives and sterile disposal practices that are morally right, but come with a price tag. MedPro Disposal recently created this infographic explaining the disposal process and how and where in this process dentists can save money while not cutting corners environmentally.

Click here or on the image below to view the full infographic.

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