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 ensure that we are in compliance with Federal and State of Georgia regulations. Medical waste in Georgia is regulated by the Division of Materials and Waste Management at the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR), Environmental Protection Division (EPD), and Solid Waste Management Program. Complete details on the Rules and Regulations of the State of Georgia can be found here.
Georgia defines Regulated Medical Waste (Biomedical Waste) in 7 categories:
Biomedical waste is required to be contained separately from other waste at the point of origin. Store waste in a secure location that is protected from animals, rain, wind, and unintentional human exposure. The storage area must not provide a breeding place or food source for insects and rodents.