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Long Island Medical Waste Disposal Solutions

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

646 586 2804 646 586 2804

Long Island Areas Serviced

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

Hempstead, Oyster Bay, Glen Cove, Long Beach & Suffolk County.

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 Hempstead, Oyster Bay, and More in Long Island

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 New York 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 Long Island 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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New York State Medical Waste Requirements and Regulations

We care about your business needs and make sure that we are in compliance with all Federal and State of New York regulations. New York medical waste disposal regulations can be found here.

Waste Management Plan – applies to Article 28 facilities

  • Each facility shall develop, document and implement policies and procedures specific to the management of regulated medical waste generated on-site and/or treated at the facility.

  • Such policies and procedures shall minimally include, but not be limited to:

    • A description of the types, and method(s) for treatment and disposal, of regulated medical waste;

    • Procedures for safe handling and transport of the waste within the facility from the point of generation or intake to the point of storage and/or treatment;

    • A description of storage areas, including, as applicable, patient care areas, which details the location, ventilation and capacity of each storage area, and the length of time waste is to be retained in each area; and the titles and contact information for persons responsible for monitoring compliance.

Storage – Article 28 facilities

  • Display prominent signage indicating the space is used to store regulated medical waste;

  • Be designed or equipped to prevent unauthorized access;

Regulated medical waste shall not be stored for a period exceeding thirty (30) days, except that a site generating under fifty (50) pounds of regulated medical waste per month and not accepting regulated medical waste for treatment from other facilities, may store waste for a period not exceeding sixty (60) days.

The above storage time limits are for Article 28 facilities and clinical laboratories.

For sharps containers or pharmaceutical waste, please refer to your state guidelines. For complete details, please refer to the state’s information provided here

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.