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MediWaste offers full service medical waste management services throughout the entire state of North Carolina, including but not limited to: Raleigh, Charlotte, Greensboro, Durham and Wilmington.

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North Carolina EPA State Definitions

Classifications of Waste

Medical waste means any solid waste which is generated in the diagnosis, treatment, or immunization of human beings or animals, in research pertaining thereto, or in the production or testing of biologicals, but does not include any hazardous waste identified or listed pursuant to this Article, radioactive waste, household waste as defined in 40 Code of Federal Regulations � 261.4(b)(1) in effect on 1 July 1989, or those substances excluded from the definition of solid waste in this section. (NCGS 130A-290(a)(18)

Types of Wastes

Regulated medical waste means blood and body fluids in individual containers in volumes greater than 20 ml, microbiological waste, and pathological waste that have not been treated pursuant to .1207. (.1207 is the definition of treatment – see rules on page 22.) Regulated medical waste must be treated prior to disposal. After treatment these wastes may be handled as general solid waste. (.1201(9)

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Storage Requirements

Regulated medical waste being treated off-site must be in a plastic bag inside of a rigid fiberboard box or drum in a manner that prevents leakage of the contents. The outer surface must be labeled with a biohazard symbol; the words “infectious waste” or “medical waste”; the date of shipment; and the name, address and phone number of the generator, transporter, storage facility and treatment facility. All medical waste must be stored in a manner so as not to create a nuisance either by noxious odors or by encouraging the presence of vermin. It also must be stored in a manner that maintains the integrity including labels and markings. Areas used to store regulated medical waste must be accessible only to authorized personnel.

North Carolina State Resources

Environmental and Natural Resources

  • 1601 Mail Service Center
    Raleigh, NC 27699
  • 919-707-8626

Medical Society

  • 222 N Person St
    Raleigh, NC 27600
  • 919-833-3836

Department of Health

  • 2001 Mail Service Center
    Raleigh, NC 27699
  • 919-855-4800

North Carolina Healthcare Environmental Resource Center

This site provides pollution prevention and compliance assistance information for the healthcare sector. It is intended to be a comprehensive resource, covering all the varieties of hospital wastes, and all the rules that apply to them, including both federal regulations and the specific rules that apply in your state.

Click here to visit the North Carolina Healthcare Evironmental Resource Center

North Carolina Online Osha Compliance Program

MediWaste offers online OSHA Compliance training focusing on North Carolina State OSHA guidelines.

We understand the importance of saving you money without sacrificing service. MediWaste Disposal will be your partner in your medical waste management program by being a low-cost provider of medical waste disposal and OSHA training services.