Lincoln Medical Waste Disposal and Compliance Solutions

Medical Waste Disposal Solutions Near Lincoln

From Omaha to Grand Island and beyond, we are here to help Nebraskans 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 Lincoln

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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Nebraska Medical Waste Requirements and Regulations

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:

  • Blood, Blood Products and Body Fluids and any items contaminated with any of these fluids, if a pourable quantity (ability of a liquid or semi-solid form to drip or flow) is present.
    • Blood and blood products includes serum, plasma, and other blood components.
    • Body fluid includes semen, vaginal secretions, cerebrospinal fluid, synovial fluid, pleural fluid, peritoneal fluid, pericardial fluid, amniotic fluid and any other body fluid visibly contaminated with blood. 

  • Infectious Sharps Waste discarded items from diagnosis, treatment, or immunization which can potentially transmit disease by breaking the human skin.
    • This includes: hypodermic needles, scalpels, razor blades, breakable glass containers, blood vials, culture dishes, used slides, glass products and broken glass or other sharp items that have come into contact with or have been contaminated by material considered infectious. 

  • Laboratory Waste, including all cultures and stocks of infectious agents (specimen cultures from medical and pathological laboratories, cultures and stocks from research and industrial laboratories), wastes from the production of biologicals, discarded live and attenuated vaccines, and culture dishes and devices used to transfer, inoculate, and mix cultures.
  • Contaminated Animal Waste, including blood and body fluids, carcasses, body parts, excrement and bedding from animals contaminated with agents that may cause human disease.

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