COVID-19 Waste Disposal for Testing and Pop-Up Facilities

We stand ready to support testing sites, temporary heathcare facilities, and pop-up sites in local communities with the safe and compliant disposal of any biohazardous wastes generated from COVID-19.

Compliant COVID-19 Waste Disposal

Industry Leader

As a leader in regulated medical waste, Stericycle’s national footprint allows for the rapid mobilization and flexibility required to safely handle waste from COVID-19 testing and temporary healthcare centers.

Peace Of Mind

We recognize the importance of having reliable, safe and compliant service during this pandemic. With more than 30 years of experience, over 900 regulated medical waste trucks and 50 processing facilities, we stand ready to support efforts in our communities to fight COVID-19.

Flexible Service

Whether a temporary testing center or a makeshift healthcare facility established to treat patients affected by COVID-19, we can rapidly mobilize to provide an easy-to-use solution for the collection of COVID-19 waste, when and where you need it.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Knowledge Center

Access the latest COVID-19 guidance, regulatory updates, our response, and valuable resources, such as our packaging guidelines and webinars.

Learn more by visiting our Coronavirus (COVID-19) Knowledge Center.

We’re in it together and we always have been.

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COVID-19 Waste Disposal Service Options:

Full-Service Waste Pickup

Safe and compliant pickup, transportation, and disposal of used PPE and other healthcare waste from testing sites, temporary healthcare facilities, and pop-up clinics of all sizes, to help reduce the spread of COVID-19.

Self-Service Mail Back

5-gallon pails for collecting used PPE and COVID-19 testing waste are shipped to care providers with easy-to-follow instructions and a prepaid return-shipping box to allow for convenient and safe disposal of medical waste.

Stericycle Response to Coronavirus

We are taking appropriate measures to keep our team members, healthcare workers and communities safe in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic, while continuing to provide reliable service to our customers. We’ve made adjustments to our operating procedures and have readied business continuity plans as a result of the pandemic, which include the following:

  • Implemented processing facility contingencies, with the ability to deploy operational team members to alternate locations in the event of facility staffing shortages
  • Continuous monitoring of our supply chain to proactively mitigate major risks that would limit our ability to deliver service
  • Leveraging an extensive work-from-home capability for customer service, management and sales team members

Emergency Preparedness
Stericycle has contingency plans for emergencies as part of our standard course of operations. We are accustomed to numerous urgent and unplanned weather events, outages and unexpected incidents to be able to manage wastes throughout our network of facilities. The redundancies in our transportation and treatment facilities allow for shifting workloads and waste.

Coronavirus Waste Disposal Resources
Visit our Coronavirus Knowledge Center for regular updates, helpful links and guidance related to COVID-19.

Why Stericycle?

Your Single Nationwide Partners

We manage all healthcare regulated waste streams including secure information destruction with expertise in related compliance training and sustainability consulting. Our network of localized team members across the country maintain a 98% on-time pickup rate.1

Your Risk Reduction Experts

We reduce your risk with real-time tracking of your waste from pick up to final disposal, offering OSHA and HIPAA compliance training, and with our expertise in emergency mobilization in tandem with our robust network of treatment facilities that supports you through times of crisis.

Your Sustainability Champion

In 2020, our eco-conscious products and sustainability guidance allowed our customers to recycle 1.1 billion pounds of paper, safely dispose of 40 million pounds of pharmaceutical waste; and avoid greenhouse gas emissions while diverting 104 million pounds of sharps waste plastic from landfills.1

1. Source: Stericycle data, 2020

Contact us today to book a COVID-19 waste disposal consultation.

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