Health-care facilities, such as hospitals and nursing homes, require the safest and most reliable disposal services. People rely on these facilities every day, but very few stop to think about the amount of waste generated inside these buildings. And when it comes to waste, we’re experts. We know the pivotal role dumpsters play in hospitals, and we’re here to help.
Track Generated Waste
As we said, hospitals produce a lot of waste. Between medical gowns, gloves, and tissues, these health-care facilities load up the trash in minutes. The volume of waste is high, and because of the frequency and scale, it requires proper management.
Dumpster rentals reserved for hospitals can track the waste the hospital generates. When providers come to collect and transport the waste, they’ll weigh the containers. Knowing the numbers helps environmentalists and waste managers recommend better practices for hospitals and gives them a better understanding of where they can assist.
Improve Recycling Efforts
Dumpster rentals are perfect for recycling. A significant amount of the waste generated in hospitals is recyclable. Place recyclable items inside the bins, and providers will take them to a recycling center instead of a landfill.
Landfills are at capacity as is, and the materials thrown out at hospitals must be reused. Hospitals will always need gloves, paper gowns, and tissues. Reduce waste and recycle these items to minimize the amount of fresh materials used.
Properly Handle Hazardous Waste
Some items produced by hospitals can’t go inside these dumpster rentals. Medical waste is one of them. Those items usually go inside an incinerator. However, there are some hazardous items that can go inside the dumpsters, and authorities will know how to dispose of them properly.
Check with your provider to see what materials have a green light. Items that have run their course, such as walkers, wheelchairs, or other equipment, are good to go. A 12-yard dumpster rental is big enough to fit these items and still have room for more.
At Vine Disposal, we want to be part of the solution and never the problem. We know the world will never stop producing waste, but we also know how we can help make the environment a better place. Dumpsters play a pivotal role in hospitals, but they do in other areas too. Contact us for more information.