When you choose Stericycle, you’re selecting a partner with the resources to stand by your healthcare practice when things are easy and when they’re hard. Our services are designed to offer you convenience and compliance, so you can get back to keeping your facility running smoothly
We service facilities of all sizes and are in compliance with all State and Federal waste management regulations.
With over 30 years of experience, Stericycle provides essential services that help protect communities from harmful wastes, promote access to healthcare services, and lead to greater consumer safety and satisfaction.
We care about your business needs and make sure that we are in compliance with Federal and State of Colorado regulations. Refer to the State of Colorado website for guidance and regulations on medical and pharmaceutical waste.
Colorado’s medical waste disposal regulations are managed by the Department of Public Health and Environment. Complete details on state requirements can be found by contacting the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.
Waste that can become putrified that is not refrigerated, frozen, or treated on-site may be stored on-site for a maximum of 30 days. Non-putrescible sharps containers and trace chemo waste may be stored for up to 90 days.
Medical waste that is packaged to meet all OSHA and US DOT requirements and kept refrigerated or frozen (45ºF or lower), may be stored up to 90 days on-site.
Generators are required to develop and implement an onsite Medical Waste Management Plan. This plan should:
Storage area must be secured to prevent unauthorized access.
All exterior doors, gates or lids to medical waste storage areas shall be marked with the biohazard symbol, if applicable, and the words “Caution –Medical Waste Storage Area –Unauthorized Persons Keep Out”. Letters on signs shall be at least two inches in height and legible.