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 make sure that we are in compliance with applicable Federal and State of North Carolina regulations. Medical waste disposal is regulated by the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ).
Refer to these guidance documents for links to regulations and guidance on medical waste. Complete details on state requirements can be found by contacting the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality.
North Carolina categorizes Regulated Medical Waste as:
Trash compactors cannot be used when storing medical waste. Medical waste must be clean, labeled and marked properly, and only accessible to those authorized. The storage area must be ventilated and floor drains discharge directly to sanitary sewage system.
Generators (shippers) of more than 50lbs per month must maintain records for each shipment which includes: