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Decatur Medical Waste Disposal Solutions

Convenient, credible and cost-effective medical waste services in Decatur.

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Decatur Areas Serviced

We offer biohazardous and medical waste disposal services throughout Decatur, including:

Athens, Florence, Cullman, Albertville & Russellville.

Services Offered Include

  • Waste Services
  • Compliance Solutions
  • Online Store

  • 30+
    Years Experience[1]
  • 1.8B
    Medical Waste Properly Managed[2]
  • 85M
    Pharmaceutical Waste Safely Disposed[2]
  • 56M
    of plastic diverted from landfills[2]
  • 99.7%
    Percent On-Time Service[2]

Medical Waste Disposal Solutions Near Decatur, Athens, Florence, Cullman, Albertville, and Russellville

We provide you the peace of mind you need with our complete solution of medical waste disposal for your practice, facility, or business. We service thousands of customers throughout Alabama and are in compliance with all State and Federal waste management regulations.

With over 25 years of experience, Stericycle provides essential services that help protect communities from harmful wastes, promotes access to healthcare services, and leads to greater consumer safety and satisfaction.

Our team of experts work tirelessly to provide you with safe, compliant and sustainable solutions.

We help you manage OSHA, HIPAA and Coding Compliance confidently and conveniently by keeping you one step ahead of regulatory demands.

Servicing hundreds of facilities in Decatur that generate biohazardous medical waste

  • Physician Offices
  • Dialysis Centers
  • Hospitals
  • Dental Offices
  • Nursing Homes
  • Veterinary Clinics
  • Tattoo Parlors
  • Pharmacies
  • Laboratories
  • Funeral Homes
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Alabama's Medical Waste Requirements and Regulations

We care about your business needs and make sure that we are in compliance with Federal and State of Alamba regulations.  Alabama’s medical waste disposal regulations can be found in Division 335-17 of the Land Divison - Medical Waste Program.
Alabama’s medical waste disposal regulations are managed by the Department of Environmental Management. Complete details on state requirements can be found by contacting the Alabama Department of Environmental  Management.

A detailed Medical Waste Management Plan must be prepared and maintained by generators. See the document above for details.

Sharps are used or unused items that can cause punctures or cuts including needles, needles, IV tubing with needles, scalpel blades, syringes with or without needles, and contaminated glassware. 

Storage begins after shipping container is prepared for shipment. It cannot exceed seven calendar days from the date of initial storage begins, unless waste is refrigerated at a temperature less than 45 degree Fahrenheit.
Exemption: Generators (shippers) of less than 220 lbs per month of medical waste
Storage facilities must be fully enclosed and the storage area should not be utilized for other purposes. Other storage requirements include:

  • Surfaces of smooth, easily cleanable materials that are impervious to liquid
  • Conspicuously identified with authorized signs (see below requirements
  • Prevents entry of unauthorized persons, rodents, vectors
  • Minimizes or prevents objectionable odors

Storage facilities must be conspicuously identified with signs containing either the phrase "Medical Waste," "Infectious Waste," "Biohazardous,"
or display the International Biological Hazard Symbol.

Our location in Decatur is


807 Market Street NE
Decatur, AL

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The information provided herein is an overview that contains selected highlights of the regulations. Be sure to refer to further information available at the website of your state’s regulatory authority for full details and requirements.
1) Founded in 1989. 2) Based on 2018 data.