Pharmaceutical Waste Disposal

Industry-leading solutions to protect your patients, employees, and the environment.

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Stericycle’s pharmaceutical waste solutions are designed for healthcare facilities to efficiently manage pharmaceutical waste. Our comprehensive services include waste characterization, staff training, and ongoing support for your team members.

Industry Leader

We manage over 40 million pounds of pharmaceutical waste annually, servicing healthcare facilities of every size from small physician offices to the largest IDNs across the country.

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Clinics and Practitioners

Stericycle’s Drug Disposal Service is a simple and easy solution for small hospitals and non-acute healthcare settings such as physician offices, clinics, and nursing homes that want to pursue pharmaceutical waste management with reliable collection and disposal.

Our team will tailor the program to your organization’s needs and provide easy to use tools for identifying your waste, all the necessary containers, and convenient online training on our customer portal,

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Why Stericycle?

Your Single Nationwide Partners

We manage all major waste streams and offer compliance training, delivering with over 30 years of experience and our global fleet of more than 6,000 trucks.

Your Sustainability Champion

In 2021, our eco-conscious products and sustainability guidance allowed our customers to recycle 499 million kilograms of paper, safely dispose of 18 million kilograms of pharmaceutical waste; and avoid greenhouse gas emissions while diverting 47 million kilograms of sharps waste plastic from landfills.1

1. Source: Stericycle data, 2021.