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Medical Waste Disposal Services Procurement Research Report | Published: Jun 2015

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Medical Waste Disposal Services: Procurement Research Report Highlights

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3-year Price Forecast Supply Chain Analysis
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IBISWorld’s Procurement Research Reports cover thousands of indirect purchasing lines. Our data and analysis help you strategically engage and negotiate with suppliers and give you the credibility to work with internal stakeholders and executives. IBISWorld’s Medical Waste Disposal Services procurement research provides price trends and forecasts, supplier benchmarks and negotiation questions all intended to give your company leverage during the sourcing process.

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Medical Waste Disposal Services - Recent Price Trend

Over the three years to 2014, the price of medical waste disposal services has been rising at a faster annualized rate than general waste collection services, primarily due to spiraling demand and rising input costs. During the period, the price is expected to increase 2.0% per year on average. Although demand is still subject to various macroeconomic conditions, including the number of... purchase to read more

Medical Waste Disposal Services - Total Cost of Ownership

Several factors can potentially increase the total cost of ownership for buyers of medical waste disposal services. Because waste collection largely involves transportation, fuel makes up a major component of vendors' costs. The price of fuel can fluctuate unpredictably, and contracts can allow medical waste disposal vendors to pass on fuel costs onto buyers. If possible, buyers should negotiate... purchase to read more


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This report is intended to assist buyers of medical waste disposal services. Medical waste includes soiled bandages, body fluids, body tissues, surgical instruments, needles, cultures and body organs. These items are disposed of by medical waste generators, such as hospitals, clinics, veterinary clinics, dentist offices, research labs and private practices. There are strict regulations governing the disposal of such waste, which cannot be directly deposited in landfills with municipal solid waste. Medical waste disposal services collect, treat and dispose of medical waste in accordance with local, state and federal guidelines.

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