Marquette Medical Waste Disposal and Compliance Solutions

Medical Waste Disposal Solutions Near Marquette

From Powell to Houghton and beyond, we are here to help Michiganians 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 Marquette

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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Michigan Medical Waste Requirements and Regulations

We care about your business needs and ensure that we are in compliance with all Federal and State of Michigan regulations. Michigan’s medical waste disposal regulations are managed by the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) and the Michigan Medical Waste Regulatory Act (MWRA). To see guidance documents and Michigan’s medical waste disposal regulations, visit the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality here .

A written Medical Waste Management Plan is required for your facility. For a sample Medical Waste Management Plan, please refer to the Department of Environmental Quality here .

Storage of waste on premises cannot exceed 90 days.
Waste stored outside must be in a secured area or locked in a container that weighs MORE than 500 lbs. Do not compact the waste. Generators must prevent access to the secured area by vermin or unauthorized individuals.

Employees who handle medical waste must be trained before assuming duties. Refresher training must be provided when a change directly affects an employee’s duties.

Generators must create and keep employee training records for a minimum of 3 years, containing:

  • Employee’s name
  • Job classification
  • Dates of training

Generator registration is required. Registration fees are shown below:

  • Private practice office with fewer than 4 licensees: $50.00;
  • $20.00 for each additional licensee
  • $80.00 for four or more licensees;
  • Certificate of registration is valid for 3 years;
  • Registration forms are available on the Department of Environmental Quality website here.


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