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 Nebraska regulations. Nebraska’s medical waste disposal regulations are managed by the Department of of Envirionmental Quality (DEQ).
Refer to the following guidance document on medical waste disposal in Nebraska. Complete details on state requirements can be found by contacting the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality.
Nebraska defines Infectious Waste as:
solid waste capable of causing an infectious disease. For waste to be deemed infectious, consideration will be given to these elements required in order for infection to occur: Tpresence of a pathogen or causative organism, of significant virulence, in an adequate dose, which is able to gain a portal of entry in a susceptible host.
Infectious waste includes, but is not limited to substances from the following classifications: