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Biohazard Medical Waste & Sharps Disposal

Blue Ridge Disposal ensures proper pickup, treatment, and disposal of biohazards, such as “red bag” medical waste and sharps containers. As a leading provider of medical waste disposal services, protecting people and the environment from the risks associated with biohazards is at the heart of what we do.

With Blue Ridge Environmental, you can be confident that you’ve chosen an experienced medical waste disposal company, with up-to-date knowledge, flexible scheduling, and regulatory waste expertise that you can trust — whether your needs involve a single waste (such as sharps disposal) or the integration of several regulated wastes.

We manage medical waste removal from small to large scale generators such as:

  • Medical Offices
  • Hospitals
  • Funeral Homes
  • Dental Offices
  • Medical Clinics
  • Urgent Care Centers
  • Industrial/ Manufacturing
  • Physicians' Offices
  • State & Federal Offices
  • Schools & Unicersities
  • Veterinarian Clinics
  • Nursing Homes/ Assisted Living
  • Long Term Care Facilities
  • Pharmacist/ Compounding

Anyone that needs to disposal of medical waste


Removal

A Blue Ridge medical waste trained technician will enter your facility, inspect your regulated medical waste boxes and sharps containers. BRE’s technician will also apply the necessary labels to bring you into compliance. They will scan, document and remove all of your SHARPS and regulated medical waste containers. The technician will issue you a manifest/ receipt.


Medical Waste Documentation Forms

BRE’s documentation known as manifests meet all City, County, and Tennessee State guidelines for proper documentation of Waste Processing. Each manifest is generated onsite from data collected at the site of the waste pickup by the vehicle driver. From pick up to destruction and all points in between, the waste is tracked, labeled and identified. A complete manifest is maintained of each item and is reflected in the destruction reports generated upon destruction of the waste for final documentation of disposal and traceability.

As a valued customer, you will have access to a password protected online Customer Portal where you will have access to review your manifest, current schedule for pick-ups, and billing.


Customer Service

BRE strives to maintain a personal relationship with each client so that needs and wants are taken care of in a prompt and courteous manner. BRE is a small business where you will have direct lines to the owner and employees.

Emergency Service

Blue Ridge provides a 24-hour emergency service. If Emergency Pick up is needed after hours, each customer will have access to an emergency number & a Blue Ridge representative will immediately respond to your needs.


Non-Hazardous Pharmaceuticals- Schedules I-V, OTC and Rx drugs

Blue Ridge offers the pickup and disposal of expired Non-Hazardous Pharmaceuticals in accordance with state and federal regulations. We’ve taken the time to create programs that are as seamless and stress free for our customers as possible because we know your time is valuable. Each program is designed with the specific type of waste in mind needing destruction and our programs can be customized through various sizes available. There is no need to pay for more than you need. Blue Ridge Environmental is fully compliant with State and Federal Regulations as well as our treatment facility.


Nonhazardous Pharmaceutical Destruction Program

Blue Ridge offers the pickup and disposal of expired Non-Hazardous Pharmaceuticals in accordance with state and federal regulations.

Our Nonhazardous Pharmaceutical Destruction Program offers:

  • Clear and concise working agreement and billing with no surprises
  • Single source solution to handle multiple Pharmaceutical Waste streams
  • Personalized customer service
  • Customized solutions to meet your needs
  • Witnessed controlled destruction with certification
  • Tight diversion control
  • 100% Compliance

Simple Process- We provide you with the container. You fill the container at your own pace. You contact one of BRE representatives to schedule a pick up. BRE comes to your location to pick up the waste and issue you a manifest/receipt. The pharmaceuticals are destroyed and you receive a Document of Destruction.



Mail Back Bucket Program

Blue Ridge EnvironmentalOur Mail Back Pharmaceutical Destruction Program is built with tight diversion control in mind, minimizing the number of people that come in contact with pharmaceutical waste and maximizing the process of controls. With our program, there’s no need for unknown personnel in your facility. You handle and package, and ship your waste.

Our Mail Back Pharmaceutical Destruction Program offers:

  • Clear and concise working agreement and billing with no surprises
  • Single source solution to handle multiple Pharmaceutical Waste streams
  • Personalized customer service
  • Customized solutions to meet your needs
  • Witnessed controlled destruction with certification
  • Tight diversion control
  • 100% Compliance

  • Blue Ridge Environmental is fully compliant with State and Federal Regulations and come highly recommended by the DEA. Our trained and certified pharmaceutical technicians are always on staff to answer our customers questions during operational hours and maintain all records for up to 3 years as per the DEA requirements.

    REST ASSURED….

    Our treatment facility has a secure processing room, an on-site vault, a DEA cage, and a 2 party witnessed destruction allow us to maintain the highest level of security so that you can feel confident in our abilities to care for your waste disposal at a level of professionalism unmatched by any other!

    Who Uses Our Services:

    Our customer base ranges from small private practices, local clinics, veterinarian offices and pet hospitals, research industries, large corporations with satellite locations in healthcare including hospitals, pharmacies, government agencies, and government/ police departments.

    OSHA Compliance Training

    Blue Ridge places high priority on compliance & education. Your Blue Ridge representative is available to you as a resource regarding the ever changing regulations. We offer a cost efficient option to cover many of your training needs. We are pleased to offer access to the following programs & products:

    • OSHA Compliance Program
    • MSDS – The complete Compliance Publishing MSDS database
    • CFR – The complete Compliance Publishing CFR database
    • ICD-9 – The complete Compliance Publishing ICD-9 database
    • ICD-10 – The complete Compliance Publishing ICD-10 database
    • ICD-9 to ICD-10 Conversion – The Compliance Publishing
    • ICD-9 to ICD-10 conversion program
    • Safety Plans – The complete set of Compliance Publishing Safety Plans
    • Safety Audits – The complete set of Compliance Publishing Safety Audits
    • Training – Compliance Publishing’s training programs
    • Safety PRN - Mini training courses to be taken as needed



    Medical Waste & Pharmaceutical Storage Options

    Blue Ridge offers a variety of container options to fit many customer’s needs. From generator to disposal, Blue Ridge can safely handle your facility waste needs. All Blue Ridge’s services meet or exceed regulatory standards. The following is an overview of the options available.


    Corrugated (Cardboard) Box

    Corrugated box service is ideal for the small quantity generator or a larger facility with storage space. Located on each box is printed a certificate listing construction requirements certifying that our box is designed to meet state and federal tests for rigidity and strength. The Department of Transportation approves Blue Ridge’s corrugated boxes. Corrugated box service features:

    1. 30-gallon Dimension 17-5/8 x 17-5/8 x 22-3/4 INCHES
    2. Each box contains tuck down corners
    3. D.O.T. Approved
    4. Reusable lids for boxes are available and can be purchased at request of client
    BRE’s Procedure for the Fiberboard Box System
    1. The Blue Ridge representative will deliver boxes upon signing of service agreement, or deliver at a later date by the BRE driver.
    2. A pick-up schedule will be determined between BRE and the Client service needs.
    3. Pick-up schedule changes by either party need to be made a full schedule pick up in advance.
    4. Driver will close and tape each box(s) prior to transportation
    5. Driver will then set up new box(s) with new red bag liner
    6. Once collected the driver will issue a manifest/receipt upon pick up of waste


    Reusable Containers

    Blue Ridge uses Reusable Plastic containers. The following are features are detailed below.

    1. 1. 28 Gallon Dimension 19” x 19” x 21”
    2. 2. Each container includes a lid
    3. 3. Easy to maneuver and stackable when space is limited
    4. 4. D.O.T. Approved
    Blue Ridge procedure for Reusable Service
    1. Blue Ridge will supply the client with an adequate number of containers to accommodate their waste stream needs between pick-ups.
    2. Driver will show up onsite and exchange each plastic bag from the container into one of the corrugated boxes
    3. Once collected the Driver will provide manifest/receipt upon pick-up of waste.


    Outside Storage Containers

    Blue Ridge offers outside storage containers for generators with limited indoor storage capacity. Each container is lockable to prevent unauthorized access and sealed to prevent leakage and to protect stored containers from weather and vermin. Blue Ridge offers outside storage containers in a variety of sizes. If interested, please contact us to assisted you with your needs.

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    BLUE RIDGE ENVIRONMENTAL MEDICAL WASTE COMPANY

    Blue Ridge Environmental specializes in regulated medical waste, pharmaceutical waste, and hazardous waste removal and transport. We are committed to serving our clients on personal level while maintaining the highest customer service, education, and compliance.