The crowning jewel of the Piedmont Region, Asheville, North Carolina is a spectacular blend of unique arts, preserved history, and stunning geography.
As the largest city in Western North Carolina, Ashville is the principal city in the four-county Asheville metropolitan area and the county seat of Buncombe county.
MWA is the leading provider of medical waste disposal services in the Asheville, North Carolina area.
In Asheville, healthcare is anchored by Mission Health System, the city’s biggest employer. With the largest industries in Asheville being Health Care and Social Assistance, there’s no doubt that there is a steady amount of medical waste produced by such facilities.
In the medical community, it takes a team of professionals to produce top-quality health care. An essential aspect of the process is the proper disposal of biomedical waste produced by hospitals, laboratories, doctor’s offices, or other facilities. MWA partners with health care providers to ensure safety for patients and the community every step of the way.
MWA works behind the scenes to keep safety a priority when disposing of contaminated objects that have come into contact with bodily fluid, such as needles, gloves, or bandages among other things. This biomedical waste can be defined as a type of solid or liquid biowaste that has been contaminated by a biohazardous agent that is infectious or potentially infectious. When it comes to appropriate disposal of biomedical waste, it can be confusing and time consuming to follow every regulation given by national and state administrations.
When choosing MWA, you can be assured that every guideline is being followed by knowledgeable professionals. When dealing with large quantities of biomedical waste, most facilities prefer to use an off-site licensed treatment facility. After treatment, it is taken to a medically approved landfill. Medical waste of this sort can be generated from healthcare and medical facilities such as hospitals, physician’s offices, urgent care facilities, dental offices, retail health practices, home healthcare agencies, nursing homes, laboratories, medical research facilities, mortuary and autopsy centers, funeral homes, veterinary clinics, blood banks, blood collection services, and other health facilities.
When removing, transporting, and disposing of biomedical waste, safety and efficiency are key. MWA offers quality services to health care professionals in the Asheville area.
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Locals and tourists enjoy proximity to the famous Blue Ridge Parkway, dubbed “America’s Favorite Drive” for its beauty and breathtaking mountain views. Asheville is conveniently located off of I-26 and I-40 and is the site of the Asheville Regional Airport, the second-fastest-growing airport in the US.
Asheville is known across the nation for its eclectic downtown area brimming with shops, restaurants, live music, and events. With a tourism-driven economy, Asheville caters to every walk of life— whether it’s fine dining, folksy festivals, or thrilling outdoor adventures. Asheville’s slogan points to their inclusive and diverse atmosphere: “Keep Asheville Weird.”
Unlike most other cities, Asheville’s downtown remains preserved since its beginning in 1784. Notable architecture is embedded throughout the downtown area, featuring styles such as Art Deco, making Asheville home to one of America’s most comprehensive Art Deco collections.
Asheville, once part of Cherokee Nation, has history and heritage packed into every corner.
History comes alive at the Biltmore Estate, where visitors can explore the largest privately-owned house in the United States, also listed as a U.S. National Historic Landmark. Visit the Asheville Art Museum and the Botanical Gardens at Asheville for a glimpse of the art, nature, and culture that makes this part of Western North Carolina special.
Asheville hosts events like Shindig on the Green, a beloved mountain bluegrass and dance festival free to the public. Visitors are always able to catch a theater production, live concert, or seasonal festival in the heart of downtown or the mountainous outskirts of the city.
American Whitewater named Asheville one of the top five US whitewater cities, which can be seen by the surplus of kayakers, rafters, and floaters who take advantage of the Swannanoa and French Broad River, which intersect right at the Biltmore Estate. Many kayaking companies choose to make Asheville their headquarters. Whether you’re an experienced thrill-seeker or a beginner just trying to enjoy the outdoors, Asheville’s outdoor recreation is unmatched in the region.
Although Asheville is clearly a fun place to play and explore, they also have well-rounded programs and education opportunities. The University of North Carolina Asheville, South College, and the Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College provide top-notch education to the residents of Buncombe county, as well as out-of-state students. Asheville is also striving towards a greener future for the city and a smaller carbon footprint on the planet by offering recycling and clean energy options. Asheville is recognized by the Green Restaurant Association as the first city in the U.S. to be a “Green Dining Destination” for its significant density of green restaurants.
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