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Looking for tips and advice for waste disposal and compliancy? Find the latest news and information about biohazarous waste, HIPAA, OSHA and more from the Stericycle blog.

Healthcare Solutions 06 November, 2017

Waste Segregation - Know What to Throw Where

When it comes to hazardous waste, organizations must be scrupulous about disposal. If these dangerous materials are not handled appropriately, they can be toxic to not only staff and patients, but also to the environment and surrounding community.
 

Healthcare Solutions 06 November, 2017

Key Takeaways from the EPA Hazardous Waste Generator Improvement Rule

The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Hazardous Waste Generator Improvement Rule went into effect May 30, 2017 and includes important tasks that hazardous waste generators—whether they produce small or large waste quantities—must complete.
 
Read more for a sampling of some the most significant new requirements.
 

Healthcare Solutions 03 October, 2017

Navigating Arizona’s Medical Waste Requirements

The following blog post discusses waste regulations in the state of Arizona, outlining key points organizations need to know and understand in order to achieve compliance. The intent of this blog post is to educate current customers and future Stericycle prospects located in Arizona on the state-specific requirements and compliance standards surrounding medical waste. This will showcase Stericycle’s in-depth industry expertise and experience, and position them as a knowledgeable partner for improved medical waste compliance.
 

Healthcare Solutions 14 June, 2017

Untangling California’s Complex Regulatory Environment

This blog provides insight into the factors that differentiate Stericycle from other potential vendors, particularly for the highly regulated California markets.
 

Healthcare Solutions 20 April, 2017

Celebrating Earth Day

As a partner to U.S. hospitals, Stericycle is proud to be a catalyst to help sharpen healthcare facility leaders’ commitments to greening their waste stream operations

Healthcare Solutions 10 April, 2017

How to Reduce Drug Diversion and Improve Controlled Substance Disposal

A hospital using Stericycle’s CsRx™ Controlled Substance Waste Service was featured in Pharmacy Purchasing & Products.

Corporate 05 April, 2017

Stericycle’s 2017 Sustainability Update: We Protect What Matters

In celebration of Earth Day, Stericycle released its 2017 Sustainability Update: We Protect What Matters, highlighting our progress across a spectrum of environmental and social commitments.

Healthcare Solutions 20 March, 2017

New White Paper: Getting a Handle on Drug Disposal?

Many healthcare organizations might be aware of some of the key tenets of proper drug disposal, but it is essential that healthcare organizations implement a solid program to prevent negative environmental impacts.

Corporate 28 February, 2017

Ensuring Proper Drug Disposal within Your Healthcare Facility

Due to its complexity, there is often confusion around the “who, what, where and why” of pharmaceutical waste disposal. In this interview, Kathryn Evans—national director at Stericycle—answers some frequently asked questions about the topic.
 

Healthcare Solutions 23 February, 2017

Drug Diversion Prevention with Proper Prescription Drug Disposal

“Proper Drug Disposal Protects Patients, Caregivers,” makes a link between diversion and proper waste stream management practices for pharmaceuticals.