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2010-07-07 07:00:00

LAKE FOREST, Ill., July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Stericycle Inc. (Nasdaq: SRCL), a leader in healthcare-related services that protects people and reduces risk, announced it has been awarded a new contract with Premier Purchasing Partners, LP, the group purchasing unit of Premier, Inc., to renew two services: Regulated Medical Waste and Pharmaceutical Waste Compliance. In addition to renewing these services, the agreement was expanded to include Stericycle's Hazardous Waste service and...

2010-06-08 08:36:00

PHOENIX, June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- WM Healthcare Solutions, Inc., a subsidiary of Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM), today announced that it has acquired a medical waste processing facility and certain other medical waste business assets located in Phoenix, Arizona, from Milum Textile Services Co., a provider of linen services and medical waste collection and treatment services. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090219/WMLOGO) The...

2010-05-06 08:35:00

HOUSTON, May 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- WM Healthcare Solutions, Inc., a subsidiary of Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM), today announced that it has purchased from Stericycle, Inc. (Nasdaq: SRCL) certain assets of MedServe, Inc. MedServe provided regulated medical waste management solutions, including on-site sharps management and on-site medical waste treatment, and waste management solutions for hazardous materials including chemical, pharmaceutical and radioactive waste until its...

2010-04-19 06:15:00

HOUSTON, April 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sharps Compliance Inc. (Nasdaq: SMED), ("Sharps" or the "Company"), has unveiled the first of its kind, patent-pending GREEN Waste Conversion Process(TM), eliminating medical waste going into landfills by 100%. The process transforms discarded medical waste into a new product called PELLA-DRX(TM) - a clean, raw material used in the manufacture of industrial resources, vital to everything from highways to high-rise buildings. The disposal of...

2010-04-13 07:00:00

BETHEL, Conn., April 13 /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 a distributor agreement with Barnett Medical Services, a premier provider of Medical Supplies and Medical Waste Transportation services for more than 50 years. This agreement will enable Barnett to expand...

2010-02-17 07:22:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- WM Healthcare Solutions', a subsidiary of Waste Management (NYSE: WM), extensive mail-back sharps product line is now approved by the California Department of Public Health for sale and use in the state of California. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090402/NY93570LOGO-b) Since September 2008, disposing of home-generated sharps in the trash has been illegal in California. Communities and medical waste disposal providers have worked...

2009-12-01 17:19:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Medical Waste Management - US Market Trends http://www.reportlinker.com/p0164254/Medical-Waste-Management---US-Market-Trends.html Waste generated by healthcare centers is increasingly becoming the topic of debate among lawmakers, citizen groups and social groups in the US. The waste generated is classified into two categories, namely General Waste and Regulated...

2009-10-15 14:42:00

SUN VALLEY, Calif., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanitec Industries, Inc. (www.sanitecindustries.com), the owner of the patent related to the environmentally friendly Sanitec Microwave Healthcare Waste Disinfection System, won a significant victory against Micro-Waste Corporation yesterday, October 14, 2009, in the United States District Court for the Central District of California. The court found that Micro-Waste made claims against Sanitec and various of its current and former officers...

2009-08-24 16:06:00

WILTON, Conn., Aug. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Startech Environmental Corp. (OTC Bulletin Board: STHK), a fully reporting, Award-winning Environment and Energy Company, today announced that its Board of Directors has unanimously decided to extend the term of the Company's short-term Stockholder Rights Plan. The Plan, which was set to expire at the close of business on August 24, 2009, will now expire at the close of business on September 23, 2009, unless the rights issued under the Plan...

2009-07-22 07:00:00

WILTON, Conn., July 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Startech Environmental Corp. (OTC Bulletin Board: STHK), a fully reporting, Award-winning Environment and Energy Company, today announced that the Board of Directors of Startech has unanimously reaffirmed its recommendation that Startech stockholders reject the offer of Friendly LRL Holdings, LLC and not tender their shares pursuant to the offer at this time. The Board of Directors has carefully considered the recently announced amendments to...


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  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
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