About Us

Our company grew exponentially over the past 20 years, establishing itself as a leading and only company in South Africa that has the capability to permanently remove halogenated organic waste, an environmentally-friendly alternative to the conventional methods of encapsulation or exportation abroad.

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  • 011 316-1800 / 011 316-4999
  • sales@athermal.co.za
  • 28 Keramiek Street, Clayville; Olifantsfontein South Africa
Head Office: Clayville
28 Keramiek, Olifantsfontein, RSA
Contact: +27 87 551-1001
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Treatment of Medical Waste

Treatment of Medical Waste

A-Thermal prides itself on being an environmentally responsible facility offering a one-stop medical waste treatment andmedical waste disposal service to the healthcare industry.

With a strong focus on customer care, safety and compliance, we provide our customers with two treatment methods to remove their medical and biohazardous waste streams safely.

Treatment of Medical Waste

A-Thermal’s medical waste treatment and medical waste disposal options:

Burn technology: Waste is fed into a kiln at 850°C. The waste is fully oxidised, leaving an inert ash product. A scrubbing system cleans the flue gas before being discharged into the atmosphere.

Non-burn technology (autoclave): Our non-burn medical waste treatment method, managed by our technology partner, Cecor Allied Technologies, provides our clients an alternative treatment method to burning. Except for anatomical waste, medical waste can be treated through non-burn technology. The unique form of non-burn technology using an autoclave treatment facility is a more environmentally friendly and efficient method of medical waste removal. Autoclaving waste involves high-pressure stream injection into the medical waste treatment vessel. This elevates the temperature of the vessel. This is maintained for a period, and tests are performed on each run to ensure complete sterilisation of the health care risk waste (HCRW).

According to local legislation, the HCRW is then shredded to ensure it is no longer recognisable.

We treat the following HCRW streams:

  • Anatomical Waste (*Not suitable for non-burn medical waste treatment)
  • Infectious and sharps waste
  • Gloves and Masks
  • Isolation Waste

Adherence to regulatory requirements and accurate documentation are essential in medical waste management. A-Thermal ensures that all treatment processes and disposal practices comply with local, regional, and national regulations.

Contact A-Thermal Retort Technologies For Details

A-Thermal is an expert in medical waste treatment, providing burn and non-burn technology as part of our waste removal services. If you want to know more, be sure to contact a representative today or continue browsing our website for additional information about our services.

Our team is focused on the safe and efficient waste management

A-Thermal Retort Technologies offers a range of specialised industrial services which have been designed to provide you with a sustainable solution for correctly managing and transporting hazardous waste safely, legally, environmentally responsibly and cost-effectively in South Africa. We aim to continuously improve the standard of Hazardous Waste Transport in South Africa.

Our Health & Safety Certification

Below is a listing of our certifications

  • Waste Management License
  • Atmospheric Emission License
  • A-Thermal Storage Registration
  • GPF-00-011
  • GPT-04-218
  • GPG-10-266
  • ISO 9001 Certification
  • ISO 14001 Certification
  • ISO 45001 Certification

To request a copy, get in touch with our team.