Washington Medical Waste Disposal and Compliance Solutions

Medical Waste Disposal Solutions Near Washington

From Congress Heights to Dupont Circle and beyond, we are here to help Washingtonians protect what matters with solutions to match your needs. 

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.

Our suite of services includes:

  • Biohazardous Medical Waste Disposal – specialized solutions to manage the collection, transportation, treatment, pickup and disposal of biohazardous waste streams for facilities of all sizes in your local area
  • HIPAA and OSHA Compliance Training – customized on-site and on-demand web-based training resources to help ensure facility and staff compliance
  • Pharmaceutical Waste Solutions– integrated pharmaceutical and controlled substance waste disposal to protect communities and the environment with safe disposal of unused medication
  • Sharps Disposal Solutions – tailored full-service, self-service, and mail back sharps disposal solutions to match your needs and safely dispose of needles and syringes​
  • COVID-19 Waste Disposal - Learn how we have been supporting healthcare and non-healthcare organizations in your community with their COVID-19 Waste Disposal, including medical waste and PPE waste generated through the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

We offer biohazardous medical waste disposal and compliance services throughout Washington

A Recognized Leader

"Stericycle has opened my eyes to the rules and regulations that go along with all aspects of a healthcare facility. It makes compliance so easy."

Kari S., Office Manager, Illinois Sports Medicine Outpatient Surgery Center, Morton Grove, IL


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DC Medical Waste Requirements and Regulations

We care about your business needs and ensure that we are in compliance with applicable Federal and District of Columbia regulations. D.C.’s medical waste disposal regulations are managed by the Department of Energy and Environment. Complete details on district requirements can be found here.

In the District of Columbia compliance with applicable federal regulations, (Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and Department of Transportation (DOT), concerning the generation, disposal, and transport of regulated medical waste is required. Review the links to OSHA and DOT Standards for guidance according to their requirements.

Definition of Medical Waste in the District of Columbia

  • Cultures and stocks of infectious agents and associated biologicals
  • Pathological waste
  • Human blood waste and products of blood, including serum, plasma
  • Sharps that have been used in patient care or medical research, or industrial laboratories,
  • Contaminated animal carcasses, body parts, and bedding of animals that were exposed to infectious agents during research, production of biologicals, or testing of pharmaceuticals;
  • Waste from surgery or autopsy
  • Laboratory waste
  • Dialysis waste
  • Discarded medical equipment and parts
  • Isolation waste

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