Syracuse Medical Waste Disposal and Compliance Solutions

Medical Waste Disposal Solutions Near Syracuse

From Utica to Oswego and beyond, we are here to help New Yorkers 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.

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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New York Medical Waste Requirements and Regulations

We care about your business needs and make sure that we are in compliance with Federal and State of New York regulations. New York’s medical waste disposal regulations are managed by the Department of Environmental Conservation and Department of Health. New York state regulations on Regulated Medical Waste can be found here, alongside guidance documents on treatment, storage, containment, transport, and disposal and a FAQ on regulated medical waste.

Complete details on state requirements can be found by contacting the New York Department of Environmental Conservation. For Article 28 facilities (hospitals, residential healthcare facilities, diagnostic and treatment facilities, and clinical laboratories), please refer to the New York Department of Health.

A Medical Waste Management Plan is required for Article 28 facilities. Policies and procedures shall include, but not be limited to:

  • Description of the types, and method(s) for treatment and disposal, of regulated medical waste;
  • Procedures for safe handling and transport of the waste within the facility from the point of generation or intake to the point of storage and/or treatment;
  • Description of storage areas, including, patient care areas, detailing location, ventilation and capacity of each storage area, and the length of time waste is to be retained in each area; and the titles and contact information for persons responsible for monitoring compliance.

For Article 28 facilities, waste must be removed within 30 days, except for generators of less than 50 lbs of regulated medical waste per month and and not accepting regulated medical waste for treatment from other facilities, may store waste for a period not exceeding 60 days.

Storage areas must display prominent signage indicating the space is used to store regulated medical waste.

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