Environmental Protection and Medical Waste in Los Angeles

As a medical facility, being good to the environment is not difficult.

ATI is here to properly dispose of your waste, helping protect the environment.

Less than two years ago, “storms dislodged a plastic build-up from a one-mile-long pipe at the Hyperion Water Reclamation Plant” sending over 200 pounds of medical waste into local beaches, reported CBS News.

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Let’s not allow this to happen again.

Here is how we can help you stay in compliance and protect the environment.


Sharps – Mail-Away Program for Sharps Containers

ATI’s mail-away program for sharps disposals is an effective and affordable solution for the disposal of needles, syringes, and various types of medical sharps. Our mail-away program is approved by the United States Postal Service and adheres to all regulations. We remain cost-effective by eliminating service and transportation fees for our customer’s and each disposal comes with pre-paid postage for convenience.
Each sharps container comes with a protective bag liner, which is then filled with sharp disposals. When container is full, it is placed in the pre-paid postage return box and returned via USPS back to an ATI treatment facility for destruction. Each package is tracked with a bar code and comes with complete tracking documentation.

Biological Waste

ATI offers a complete medical waste disposal program with total infection control during the treatment and disposal of medical and bio-hazardous waste in Los Angeles. ATI provides full range of sharps and reusable containers for disposal process. ATI’s mail-away program for sharps disposals is an effective and affordable solution for the disposal of needles, syringes, and various types of medical sharps.

Pharmaceutical Waste

Is comprised of distinct waste disposals that reflect the range of the chemicals that compose pharmaceuticals. As pharmaceutical waste is categorized either controlled or uncontrolled, we adhere to FDA regulations when treating these types of materials. At ATI, we reduce the costs and risks associated with disposing pharmaceutical waste. Our OSHA compliance program ensures that these materials are disposed in accordance with EPA and FDA regulations.

Chemotherapy Waste

Includes expired drugs, aborted dosages, contaminated personal protective equipment, and other materials. Chemotherapy waste is also categorized as either bulk or trace. Many healthcare facilities separate trace chemotherapy waste from infectious waste. ATI’s chemotherapy waste containers are pre-labeled with the chemotherapy waste symbol.

Pathological Waste

We take great care in addressing pathological waste, as it is any recognizable human or animal body part or tissue. ATI’s pathological waste containers are pre-labeled with the pathological waste symbol. Our OSHA compliance services ensure sensitive materials are disposed in accordance with EPA regulations.


For more information regarding medical waste disposal in Los Angeles contact ATI at 1-877-Med-Waste or visit www.atimedwaste.com

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