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Our Social Responsibility Commitment

Stericycle is committed to protecting what matters for our customers,
our team members, the communities we serve, and the environment.
Learn more about our corporate social responsibility commitment.

 At Stericycle, we deliver solutions and drive innovations that protect the environment, people and public health. 
Learn more in our Corporate Social Responsibility Overview.

Our Corporate Sustainability Mission

Protecting what matters involves striving for excellence in everything we do. We are committed to:

  • Providing specialty waste and information destruction solutions to our customers that protect people and the environment.
  • Managing our operations in full compliance with federal, state, and local laws and regulations as well as our own company policies.
  • Seeking cost-effective supplies, technologies, processes, and disposal options that reduce our environmental impact.
  • Fostering a culture in which all team members have an influence on our environmental responsibility not just as a way of working, but also a way of living.  

Stericycle Environmental Sustainability Highlights Globally

We deliver essential sustainability services that protect the public from harmful wastes, promote recycling and alternative use opportunities, and lead to greater security and well-being around the world. In a single year Stericycle:

  • Responsibly disposed of 1.8 billion pounds of medical waste, protecting the public from potentially infectious material.

  • Safely disposed of more than 85 million pounds of pharmaceutical waste, ensuring they do not end up in waterways.

  • Shredded and recycled 1.5 billion pounds of paper—safeguarding both confidential information and the environment.

  • Diverted more than 56 million pounds of plastics from landfills with reusable sharps containers.

We recognize that sustainability is a continuous pursuit. No matter how much we achieve, there is always more that can be done tomorrow. Our challenge and our responsibility every day is to make a difference by protecting what matters.


Stericycle's Portfolio of Sustainable Solutions

We are proud to support over one million customers around the world with their sustainability efforts through our broad portfolio of sustainability services, including: