Frequently Asked Questions

We are registered in Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Kansas, Olahoma.

We pick up at hospitals, doctors, clinics, dentists, nursing homes, veterinarians, factories and many other bio hazardous waste generators.

We will gladly provide you with as many boxes as you will need to put all of your waste.

We provide a regular service, therefore, if you have no waste you will be charged a trip charge (equal to one box).

No, We cannot accept any aerosol cans. These cans may explode during the destruction process and damage equipment. Please do not put any aerosol cans into your biohazard containers.

All glassware, broken or not, must be placed in an approved sharps container before being placed in the biohazard container.

No, Please do not put liquids into the container.

Your container should be placed somewhere inaccessible to the general public (i.e. a closet, a boiler room, a storage area, etc.).

We offer a wide selection of biohazard supplies at very economical prices. These supplies are available for worldwide shipment.

Yes, you can.

We offer a wide selection of sharps containers at very economical prices. These containers are available for worldwide shipment.

Yes, You have to put your name on the container

We will provide you with a copy of our destruction manifest, showing what and how many containers we pick up.

No. Do not put any blood or other liquid into the containers.

Yes, biohazard stickers identify where you keep your waste.

Blood soaked bandages and gauze may be placed into the biohazard container.

Once a box becomes wet, its structural integrity is compromised. Therefore, you must re-box it into a new dry box.

The needle must be placed into an approved sharps container, and the tubes may be placed into the biohazard container.

The rule of thumb is to assume everything is contagious, therefore, place anything the patient may have touched or otherwise infected into the container. This includes everything in the patient's room that cannot be sterilized.

No, these may be sterilized.

No. Mercury is a hazardous waste and must be handled separately from medical waste.

Our routes vary, call us to discuss pick up options. If you are on a regular schedule such as weekly or monthly you are picked up on a set schedule.

It must be re-secured and taped shut.

No. never recap the needles. It endangers your health and is not necessary. Simply drop the entire syringe into an approved sharps container.

Yes, Addtional fees may apply

One, our drivers will supply you with a copy indicating how many containers were picked up and the date. Then, when your waste has been destroyed, we will mail you another copy indicating when and where it was destroyed.

Whatever your question is regarding waste disposal Gamma Waste Systems would be glad to provide answer based on your needs. Provide a few details on this form and one of our representatives will respond as quickly as possible.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS