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Wilmington Medical Waste Disposal Solutions

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

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Wilmington Areas Serviced

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

Edgemoor, Elsmere, Wilmington Manor, New Castle & Claymont.

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 Edgemoor, Elsmere, and More in Wilmington

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 Delaware 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 Wilmington 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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Delaware Medical Waste Requirements and Regulations

We care about your business needs and make sure that we are in compliance with Federal and State of Delaware regulations. Delaware’s medical waste disposal regulations are managed by the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC), Division of Air and Waste Management, Solid and Hazardous Waste Management Section. Delaware’s medical waste disposal regulations can be found in the Title 7 Natural Resources & Environmental Control Delaware Administrative Code.

All generators (shippers) must obtain:

  • An Infectious Waste Identification Number for each site that generates infectious waste

  • Should more than one generator occupy a building, each generator must obtain an ID Number

  • Large Quantity Generators (>50 pounds in one calendar month) must file an annual report concerning generation and fate of Regulated Medical Waste

Waste shall be contained in 2 RED BAGS, one bag inside the other

  • Outer packaging needs to be double-walled fiberboard

  • Packaging must conform to USDOT requirements set in 49CFR173.197.

Regulated Medical Waste may be stored:

  • For 14 days at room temp - between 65 – 82 F,

  • Up to 45 days in a refrigerator from 36 to 44 F,

  • For 90 days in a freezer (-4 to -1 F)

There is no time limit on sharps containers. Storage areas should be secured to deny access to unauthorized persons, with a sign legible from 25 feet with the words "CAUTION-INFECTIOUS WASTE STORAGE AREA – UNAUTHORIZED PERSONS KEEP OUT".

Name, address, and business telephone number of generator (shipper) must be clearly marked on outside of container. Container labeling and marking must conform to the USDOT requirements

Large Quantity Generators (>50 pounds RMW in one calendar month) are required to create an annual report summarizing information from all manifests from the previous year. It is due within 90 days after the end of calendar year.

A Leader of Regulated Waste Solutions

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.