Saint Louis Medical Waste Disposal and Compliance Solutions

Medical Waste Disposal Solutions Near Saint Louis

From O'Fallon to Creve Coeur and beyond, we are here to help Missourians 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 Saint Louis

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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Missouri Medical Waste Requirements and Regulations

We care about your business needs and ensure that we are in compliance with Federal and State of Missouri regulations. Missouri’s medical waste disposal regulations are managed by the Department of Natural Resources, Division of Environmental Quality Solid Waste Management Program and the Department of Health Services (DHSS).
Refer to resources by the Department of Natural Resources on the rules of Infectious Waste Management and the Department of Health and Senior Services communicable diseases.
Complete details on state requirements can be found by contacting the Missouri Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Division of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Solid Waste Management Program and the Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS).

Missouri defines Regulated Medical Waste (Infectious Medical Waste) as:

  • Isolation wastes
  • Contaminated surgical, dialysis and laboratory wastes generated by surgery, dialysis and laboratory departments in the process of caring for patients who have communicable diseases which are capable of being transmitted to others via those wastes
  • Cultures and stocks
  • Blood and blood products
  • Pathology wastes
  • Animal carcasses, body parts and bedding from animals contaminated with infectious agents capable of being transmitted to a human host
  • Sharps including hypodermic needles, syringes and scalpel blades.  Broken glass or other sharp items that have come into contact with material considered infectious are also included.

For storage, Missouri requires that waste must be stored in a secure manner and location for protection from theft, weather elements, and inadvertent human or animal exposure. It must be managed so no noxious odours will be generated and will not be a breeding place.

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