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Des Moines Medical Waste Disposal Solutions

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

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Des Moines Areas Serviced

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

Ankeny, Ames, Marshalltown, Newton & Creston

Services Offered Include

  • Waste Services
  • Compliance Solutions
  • Online Store

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

Medical Waste Disposal Solutions Near Des Moines, Ankeny, Ames, Marshalltown, Newton, and Creston

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 Iowa 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 Des Moines that generate biohazardous medical waste

  • Physician Offices
  • Dialysis Centers
  • Hospitals
  • Dental Offices
  • Nursing Homes
  • Veterinary Clinics
  • Tattoo Parlors
  • Pharmacies
  • Laboratories
  • Funeral Homes
Are You Interested in Our Solutions? Let Us Help

Iowa's Medical Waste Requirements and Regulations

We care about your business needs and ensure that we are in compliance with applicable Federal and State of Iowa regulations. Medical waste disposal regulations are managed by the Department of Natural Resources. Rules of special waste disposal can be found in Chapter 109 of the Iowa Administrative Code and definitions on solid waste management and disposal in Chapter 100 of the Iowa Administrative Code.
 
Complete details on state requirements can be found by contacting the Iowa Department of Natural Resources.

All waste must be in containers and biomedical waste is required to be contained separately from other waste at the point of origin.

Waste should be stored in a secure location protected from animals, weather elements, and unintentional human exposure.

Regulated Medical Waste (Special Solid Waste) in Iowa includes:

  • Contaminated sharps, including glass vials containing materials defined as
    infectious, suture needles, hypodermic needles, scalpel blades, and Pasteur pipettes
  • Cultures and stocks of infectious agents; discarded live and attenuated vaccines
  • Blood and blood products
  • Pathological waste
  • Contaminated animal carcasses; body parts and bedding of deliberately infected animals
Our location in Des Moines is

Stericycle

1863 NE 54th Ave
Des Moines, IA
50313


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Hours: Mon-Fri 8am - 5:00pm


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.