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2011-06-24 10:28:00

BRONX, N.Y., June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Daniels Sharpsmart Inc., the world's largest provider of reusable systems for sharps disposal, has acquired the Bronx medical waste facility from Stericycle making Daniels the second largest medical waste disposal company in North America. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110624/DC25808 ) Daniels' acquisition of the Bronx facility, its 14th in the United States, significantly expands Daniels' capabilities throughout the East Coast as...

2011-05-13 08:44:00

BETHEL, Conn., May 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MedClean Technologies, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: MCLN), the leading provider of on-site technology for the treatment and disposal of medical waste and the destruction of confidential documents and related media, today announced it has formed a co-marketing agreement with Covidien, a leading global healthcare products company. With this relationship, Covidien's national sales force for SharpSafety products will promote MedClean products and...

2011-04-18 14:04:00

POTTSTOWN, Pa., April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- OnSite Sterilization, LLC has been awarded an agreement with the Premier Purchasing Partners, L.P., the group purchasing unit of the Premier healthcare alliance for provision of steam sterilization equipment for onsite treatment of Regulated Medical Waste. OnSite Sterilization is a leading manufacturer of "state of the art" steam autoclaves. Premier members now have access to specially negotiated pricing and terms for equipment which can save...

2011-04-13 06:30:00

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J. and HOUSTON, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX) and Waste Management Healthcare Solutions, a subsidiary of Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM), today announced an agreement to recycle medical sharps waste from hospitals and other healthcare facilities. The companies are jointly launching the BD ecoFinity(TM) Life Cycle Solution, an innovative service that will recycle medical sharps waste and utilize the material to...

2011-02-10 06:15:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sharps Compliance Corp., (Nasdaq: SMED) a leading full-service provider of cost-effective management solutions for medical waste and unused patient medications, is helping medical and other healthcare professional offices like doctors, dentists, vets, clinics, tattoo studios, and skilled nursing or assisted living facilities save time, money and the environment with a "GREEN" alternative to their traditional medical waste pick-up service. To view...

2011-01-07 11:17:52

The study is published in the Resources, Conservation and Recycling journal A study carried out by the University of Granada (UGR) warns of the need to unify existing plans for clinical waste management in the different autonomous communities to improve recycling and waste disposal. There is currently no specific state-wide regulation, just a framework law that the Spanish Ministry of the Environment and Rural and Marine Affairs (MARM) is planning to reform. "We carried out a comparison of...

2010-12-14 07:00:00

BETHEL, Conn., Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MedClean Technologies (OTC Bulletin Board: MCLN), the leading provider of onsite technology for the treatment and disposal of medical waste and the destruction of confidential documents and related media, today announced it has signed an agreement with Sunbelt Medical Services, Inc., one of its distributors, for the purchase of a MedClean 4500 fixed-based sterilization system. The agreement includes the purchase of the equipment...

2010-11-15 07:00:00

BETHEL, Conn., Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MedClean Technologies (OTC Bulletin Board: MCLN), the leading provider of on-site technology for the treatment and disposal of medical waste and the destruction of confidential documents and related media, today announced it has signed a distribution agreement with SunBelt Medical Services, Inc. With this agreement, MedClean now has 11 regional distributors covering 41 states, one national partner targeting the Veteran's...

2010-11-02 00:00:38

How to Dispose of Used Sharps? Tattoo parlors, like the medical field, deal with contaminated Sharps needles on a daily basis. These Sharps must be disposed of properly to ensure public health and safety from needle sticks by objects that could potentially be infected with Hepatitis, HIV, AIDS and other infectious diseases. There are several routes you can pursue in order to dispose of used Sharps. Issaquah, WA (PRWEB) November 1, 2010 Sharps are classified as a needle or other sharp object...

2010-10-05 07:00:00

BETHEL, Conn., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- MedClean Technologies (OTC Bulletin Board: MCLN), the leading provider of on-site technology for the treatment and disposal of medical waste and the destruction of confidential documents and related media, today announced it had signed a distribution agreement with Sodzo Medical, Inc., a four state distributorship doing business as Texas Pain Reps based out of Houston, Texas. The agreement enables Sodzo Medical to provide an integrated waste stream...


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