Regulated Medical/Pharmaceutical RX/Amalgam and Lead Foil Waste Services

Studies have demonstrated that improper disposal of pharmaceuticals is having an adverse impact on the environment and on human health worldwide.  This raises concerns about serious consequences that may occur if appropriate actions are not taken.

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Sioux Services LLC’s RX-Clean programs are tailored to each client’s needs.

Medicines play an important role in treating many conditions and diseases, but when they are no longer needed it’s important to dispose of them properly to avoid harm to others.

More than 100 different pharmaceuticals have been detected in lakes, rivers, reservoirs and streams throughout the world.  A growing concern for our environment is the safe disposal of these products to ensure they do not end up in landfills and reducing the risk of diversion. Additionally, proper disposal protects brand equity and supply chain integrity.

Our Expert Staff can guide your facility to a regulatory sound method of disposal that meets your needs and your budget. Whether we are dealing with a few pills from the local doctor’s office or a production lot from a manufacturer, we will quickly develop a solution and take action to complete the job.

Goals of RX-Clean Program

  • Determine amount of non-hazardous and hazardous pharmaceutical waste you generate
  • Determine costs
  • Determine best practices
  • Identify additional applicable regulations based on amount generated
  • Proper Transportation and Disposal of RCRA Hazardous Pharmaceutical and Regulated Medical Waste.

Regulated Medical Waste

The basic contents in a medical waste disposal program are that an effective medical waste management programs must all consider the procedures for handling, storage, proper separation, and volume reduction efforts for both infectious and non-infectious medical wastes.  Additionally, procedures for waste treatment, transportation, disposal and record-keeping must be addressed.  But the single most important factor in any waste management program is employee training.

Sioux Services LLC is committed to safely transporting and disposing of Regulated Medical Waste (RMW), while protecting the health and welfare of our customers, our staff, our community and the environment.  Our associates are trained to provide superior customer service, flexible scheduling, environmental education and expert regulatory support. Our team is focused, highly motivated and has a service record of success.

SSLLC’s provides services for Regulated Medical Waste in both reusable containers (carts, tubs and buckets with lids) and disposable shipping containers (corrugated cardboard boxes, plastic and fiber disposable drums and disposable tubs).  Special Medical Waste received in disposable shipping containers is fed directly into the hoppers without removing the primary (inner) containers from the shipping containers.

Our Expert Staff can guide your facility to a regulatory sound method of disposal that meets your needs and your budget. Whether we are dealing with a few boxes from the local doctor’s office or a large hospital, we will quickly develop a solution and take action to complete the job.

Currently, SSLLC’s regulated medical waste program is in many facilities across the East Coast including:

  • Pharmacies
  • Manufacturers
  • Facilities Correctional
  • Hospitals
  • Wholesalers
  • Veterinarian Clinics
  • Physician’s Offices
  • Dentist Offices
  • Surgery Centers
  • Nursing Homes
  • Pain Management Clinics

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HOW THESE PROGRAMS WORK (in service areas)

Amalgam Disposal Service

If you remove or place amalgam, your office generates hazardous, amalgam-contaminated waste that must be disposed of separate from your regular waste.  Fortunately, amalgam-contaminated items are a “Universal Waste,” meaning they can be transported to a recycling facility by Sioux Services LLC’s. drivers

We will provide you with a D.O.T. 5-gallon hazardous waste container in which you can collect all the amalgam waste you generate. When it is full, give us a call or email and we will dispose of it and leave you with a replacement. We provide cradle-to-grave environmental stewardship and provide DEP-required tracking documentation for your records.

This program pays for itself. How? When you dispose of your filters, you save over a mail-in service. In addition to these savings, you will have a means of disposing of all your other amalgam waste, that the mail-in service does not provide.

DENTAL AMALGAM

Lead Foil Disposal Service

If you utilize Lead foil that shield X-ray film or protective lead shields,  your office generates hazardous, lead waste that must be disposed of separate from your regular waste.  These items should not be disposed of in the trash. These materials are hazardous waste (D008) unless they are recycled for their scrap metal content.  Studies suggest that a high percentage of dentists are presently recycling lead foil. These items can be recycled transported to a recycling facility by Sioux Services LLC’s. drivers

We will provide you with a D.O.T. 5-gallon D.O.T. hazardous waste container in which you can collect all the lead foil waste you generate. When it is full, give us a call  or email and we will dispose of it and leave you with a replacement. We provide cradle-to-grave environmental stewardship and provide DEP-required tracking documentation for your records.

MANAGEMENT OF LEAD WASTE FROM DENTAL OFFICES

To learn more about Sioux Services LLC’s programs please feel free to contact us anytime, we are at your service.

We are dedicated to providing our client’s with the safest, most effective and most economical method for managing waste.