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US Medical Waste Management Industry
Date:3/16/2011

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2. THE UNITED STATES 5

Introduction 5

Current & Future Analysis 5

By Product/Service Segment 5

RMW- A Key Concept to the Healthcare Facilities 6

Overview of RMW Management in the US 6

Incineration - The Leading Technology 6

Alternative Technologies - Issues Remain 7

Waste Reduction - The New Mantra 7

Reprocessing - An Effective Medical Waste Management Solution 7

Tit-Bits 8

Market Overview by Segment 8

Medical Waste Management & Disposal Services 8

Liquid Medical Waste Management 8

Collection Equipment 9

Medical Waste Treatment and Processing Supplies 9

Market Outlook 9

RMW Management and Disposal Market - Growth Drivers 9

Growth Inhibitors 10

Action Plans to Boost the Prospects of Waste Management Market 11

Managing Medical Waste 12

Selecting the Proper Technology 12

Treatment Capability 12

Pollution Control 12

Capacity 13

Vendor Support 13

Volume Reduction/Appearance Alteration 13

Trends & Issues 13

Debut of PVC-free Medical Devices 13

Central Waste Treatment Facilities 14

Decentralized Treatment Approach 15

Liquid Medical Waste Disposal Equipment 15

Autoclaving-Gaining Ground in the US 15

Chemical/Mechanical Technologies - Doubts Persist 16

Small Companies Face Difficult Times 16

Growing Disposal Costs and Environmental Issues Shape Market

Fortunes 16

Better Waste Management Cuts Costs 17

Preventing Environmental Damage: A Vital Issue in Waste Disposal 17

An Aging Population Generates Higher Quantity of Medical Waste 17

Persistent Organic Pollutants 17

Incineration - A Cause for Growing Pollution 18

Medical Waste Regulations Curb Incinerator Use 18

Furans, Dioxins and Co-Planar PCBs 18 '/>"/>

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