Pharmaceutical Waste

Pharmaceutical Waste encompasses a wide range of expired, unused, spilled, and contaminated pharmaceutical products, drugs, and vaccines that are not classified as scheduled or dangerous goods. This waste category also includes residual medicines that may be found in partially emptied bottles or glass vials.

At Advant-Edge Solutions of Middle Atlantic, Inc., our team specializes in managing pharmaceutical waste from start to finish. We have extensive expertise in conducting formulary characterization, waste profiling, selecting appropriate containers, arranging transportation, and ensuring the proper destruction of various pharmaceutical wastes.

By partnering with us, you can rely on our knowledge and experience to handle the complexities of pharmaceutical waste management. We are committed to providing comprehensive solutions that prioritize safety, compliance, and environmental responsibility. Contact us today to learn more about our services and how we can assist you with the proper handling and disposal of pharmaceutical waste.


Pharmaceutical Wastes

ASMAI specializes in providing turn-key solutions for the proper classification and disposal of pharmaceutical wastes. We understand that hospitals and clinics generate a significant amount of pharmaceutical waste that requires careful management and disposal.

Our Pharmaceutical Waste Compliance Program is designed to address the unique needs of each facility. We take a strategic and customized approach to develop and implement a program that minimizes environmental impact and regulatory exposure associated with improper identification, segregation, collection, and disposal of pharmaceutical waste.

Our program includes a comprehensive waste characterization of your entire pharmaceutical formulary, ensuring accurate identification and classification of waste. We also provide labeling systems, staff training programs, and assistance in setting up appropriate accumulation areas. Additionally, we offer ongoing consultation services to support your facility in maintaining compliance and optimizing waste management practices.

With our turn-key service, you can have confidence that your pharmaceutical waste is being managed in the best possible way, regardless of the size of your facility. Contact us today to learn more about our comprehensive pharmaceutical waste management solutions and how we can assist you in achieving proper disposal and regulatory compliance.

Controlled Substances

The proper management and disposal of controlled substances is crucial to ensure their safe handling and prevent any potential environmental impact. Advant-Edge Solutions of Middle Atlantic, Inc. understands the importance of managing this highly regulated waste stream effectively.

As an experienced provider, we offer multiple solutions specifically designed for the management of controlled substances waste. Our products are designed to ensure that the designated waste cannot be retrieved or recovered from the container solutions we provide. This ensures compliance with DEA regulations and minimizes the risk of diversion or misuse.

We are committed to working with your facility to identify the most suitable options for your specific needs. Our team can provide expert guidance on the proper handling, storage, and disposal of controlled substances waste, ensuring compliance with all applicable regulations.

If you are seeking effective solutions for managing controlled substances waste at your facility, we encourage you to contact us today. Our knowledgeable team is ready to discuss our options and assist you in implementing a comprehensive waste management program that meets the highest standards of safety and regulatory compliance.


Mailback Program

Our service is tailored for Small Quantity Generators who generate hazardous pharmaceutical wastes. We provide 2.5 and 5-gallon containers to customers in states that have adopted the EPA Subpart P regulations. These containers are specifically designed to ensure the safe disposal of pharmaceutical waste while guaranteeing its destruction through incineration.

We understand that managing hazardous pharmaceutical waste can be complex, which is why we offer a simplified solution for most generators. Our ASMAI team is dedicated to making the disposal process of your hazardous compatible pharmaceutical waste easy and hassle-free.

By utilizing our system, small generators of hazardous pharmaceutical waste can benefit from a comprehensive solution that also offers regulatory relief. We provide the necessary tools and expertise to handle your waste in a compliant and environmentally responsible manner.

If you are a Small Quantity Generator in need of a reliable and convenient solution for managing hazardous pharmaceutical waste, look no further. Contact us today to discuss how our services can meet your specific needs and provide the regulatory relief you require.

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Advant-Edge Solutions of Middle Atlantic, Inc. is committed to helping your facility implement regulatory compliant solutions for your Rx Waste disposal needs. We have experts that can work with your facility to implement a simple and successful program for the management of pharmaceutical waste.

Step 1: Formulary Review

Our Rx program initiates by establishing a close collaboration with your pharmacy. We will utilize your most up-to-date formulary in excel format to meticulously analyze each medication and determine the appropriate disposal method. The primary objective of this characterization process is to ensure compliance with both EPA and DOT regulations regarding proper disposal.

This crucial step involves identifying hazardous waste streams, as well as recognizing any incompatible waste and controlled substances. Our experienced team is well-equipped to assist our customers in gaining a comprehensive understanding of their pharmaceutical waste and developing a customized plan for accurate waste characterization.

By working together, we can provide you with a comprehensive view of your pharmaceutical waste and establish effective strategies to ensure proper disposal. Our focus is on helping you navigate the complexities of waste management regulations while maintaining compliance and environmental responsibility. Contact us today to learn more about how our Rx program can assist you in properly characterizing your various pharmaceutical wastes.

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Step 2: Facility Review

After the formulary characterization is finalized, our next step is to conduct a thorough review of the characterization results with your facility. During this review, we identify which waste pharmaceuticals are classified as non-hazardous and which ones fall under the category of compatible hazardous waste. This evaluation allows us to establish a clear understanding of the types of waste generated within your facility.

Following the review, our team will conduct a comprehensive tour of your facility. This facility tour enables us to identify the specific points of waste generation throughout the premises. By pinpointing these areas, we can determine the most suitable containers and their optimal placement. Our aim is to ensure that your staff members have convenient access to sufficient and properly positioned containers for the collection and disposal of pharmaceutical waste.

By taking this proactive approach, we strive to streamline the waste management process within your facility, minimizing the risk of improper disposal and ensuring compliance with applicable regulations. Our team is dedicated to providing tailored solutions that address the unique needs and requirements of your facility. Contact us today to schedule a consultation and facility tour to further discuss container selection and placement for effective pharmaceutical waste management.

Step 3: Containers

At Advant-Edge Solutions of Middle Atlantic, Inc., we understand the importance of providing a wide range of container options for the proper management of pharmaceutical waste. Whether your waste falls under RCRA hazardous or non-hazardous categories, or if you have controlled substances that require specialized handling, we have suitable containers to meet your needs.

Our container options include both disposable and reusable options, allowing you to choose the most appropriate solution based on your facility's requirements. We take into consideration the characterization of your formulary and the waste generation patterns within your facility when determining the most suitable containers for your specific needs.

By offering a variety of containers and tailoring our solutions to your facility's unique requirements, we ensure that your pharmaceutical waste management program is simple, cost-effective, and compliant. Our goal is to make it easy for your staff members to adhere to regulatory requirements while minimizing the complexity and cost associated with waste disposal.

Contact us today to explore our container options and discover how our solutions can simplify and optimize your pharmaceutical waste management program while ensuring compliance with applicable regulations.

Very Small Quantity Generators (Pharmaceutical Waste)

We understand the unique needs of smaller waste generators when it comes to pharmaceutical waste management. That's why we offer a fully compliant mail-back program specifically designed to meet the requirements of Very Small Quantity Generators (VSQGs).

Our mail-back program provides a simple and convenient solution for the proper disposal of pharmaceutical waste. It is an ideal option for facilities looking for regulatory relief while ensuring compliance with EPA Sub Part P requirements.

With our mail-back program, we provide you with specially designed containers and packaging materials to safely and securely package your pharmaceutical waste. Once the container is filled, you can simply mail it back to us using the provided pre-paid shipping labels. Our team will then handle the proper disposal of the waste, ensuring compliance with all relevant regulations.

By participating in our mail-back program, you can benefit from a compliant, simple, and cost-effective solution tailored to the needs of your facility. It eliminates the need for complex waste management processes and allows you to focus on your core operations.

Contact us today to discuss your facility's requirements and learn more about how our mail-back program can provide you with a compliant and hassle-free solution for your pharmaceutical waste management needs.

Contact one of our Pharmaceutical Waste Specialists about developing a new program to capture this waste stream or improve upon an existing program!