About Medical Waste of America

Medical Waste of America (MWA) is a service provider for
regulated medical waste disposal conveniently based in
Knoxville, Tennessee.


Competitive and Consistent Pricing

MWA develops lasting relationships with healthcare providers and facility managers by offering competitive, consistent pricing and services.

Flexible to meet your needs

Located in the heart of Knoxville, TN, MWA specilaizes in offering reliable on-call services, off schedule pickups, and quick response times. Our staff is easily accessible and ready to address your changing needs. When your office is busy and you need extra care you can count on MWA without worrying about unexpected, add-on pricing. MWA is a phone call away and ready to adjust your medical waste disposal pick-up scheduleto meet your needs.

No Hidden Fees

There are no additional charges for fuel, energy, or any other surcharges. With MWA you know what to expect every time! Our prices include all containers, liners, and regulatory documentation necessary for your facility to be in full compliance with OSHA and other agencies. We have competitive, consistent pricing and services without any compromise of compliance regulations.

Reasonable Contract Terms

We offer one, two and three year term contracts. As a privately held company, we are focused on serving the needs of our clients, not trapping them into an unreasonably long contract. Our view is that customer retention is a reflection of customer service!

Understanding and Conforming to the Waste Regulations

Regulations surrounding medical waste can be confusing and inconsistent from state to state. MWA meets and exceeds Federal and State regulations for biohazard waste transport, collection, and disposal. MWA is licensed and properly insured for the safety of both our team and our clients.

MWA is inspected and regulated by the TN Department of the Environment and Conservation; Division of Solid Waste Management. We successfully pass all our inspections with high marks and no violations. For OSHA considerations, we have collaborated with an OSHA consulting team to perform mock inspections of our facilities and service operating procedures and have performed well with no violations. More information is available on our Compliance page.

“MWA has been the medical waste disposal partner the last three years for OrthoTennessee. They are much easier to work with and more cost effective than our previous supplier.”

– OrthoTennessee

“Working with MWA has been a HUGE breath of fresh air. I have received comments from several employees in various departments regarding the pleasant attitude of your employees and how much easier the whole process is now that we have switched. Please share with your folks and keep doing what you’re doing!”

– Molecular Pathology Laboratory

We switched to MWA and have been very satisfied with their service, reliability and professional staff. The costs are fair and reasonable and best of all consistent. MWA has been easy to work with and we couldn’t be happier.

– Healthstar Physicians

Service Sectors

Physician Practices

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