Cedar Rapids Medical Waste Disposal and Compliance Solutions

Medical Waste Disposal Solutions Near Cedar Rapids

From Monticello to Iowa City and beyond, we are here to help Iowans 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 Cedar Rapids

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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Questions about waste streams and compliance requirements?
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Iowa Medical Waste Requirements and Regulations

We care about your business needs and ensure that we are in compliance with applicable Federal and State of Iowa regulations. Medical waste disposal regulations are managed by the Department of Natural Resources. Rules of special waste disposal can be found in Chapter 109 of the Iowa Administrative Code and definitions on solid waste management and disposal in Chapter 100 of the Iowa Administrative Code.
 
Complete details on state requirements can be found by contacting the Iowa Department of Natural Resources.

All waste must be in containers and biomedical waste is required to be contained separately from other waste at the point of origin.

Waste should be stored in a secure location protected from animals, weather elements, and unintentional human exposure.

Regulated Medical Waste (Special Solid Waste) in Iowa includes:

  • Contaminated sharps, including glass vials containing materials defined as
    infectious, suture needles, hypodermic needles, scalpel blades, and Pasteur pipettes
  • Cultures and stocks of infectious agents; discarded live and attenuated vaccines
  • Blood and blood products
  • Pathological waste
  • Contaminated animal carcasses; body parts and bedding of deliberately infected animals

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