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Pittsburgh Medical Waste Disposal Solutions

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

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Pittsburgh Areas Serviced

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

McKeesport, Erie, Moon, Johnstown & West Mifflin.

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 Pittsburgh, McKeesport, Erie, Moon, Johnstown, and West Mifflin

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 Pennsylvania 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 Pittsburgh 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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Pennsylvania's Medical Waste Requirements and Regulations

We care about your business needs and ensure that we are in compliance with all applicable Federal and State of Pennsylvania regulations. Medical waste disposal regulations are managed by the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP).

Chapter 284 on Regulated Medical and Chemotherapeutic Waste of the Pennsylvania Code can be found here. A guidance document by the DEP can be found here. . Complete details on state requirments can be found by contacting the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection.

Please refer to the Pennsylvania Code 271.1 for a full listing of waste classifications.

Enclosures for regulated medical waste shall be capable of being readily maintained in sanitary condition. Infectious or chemo waste should be accompanied by prominent warning signs indicating storage of this waste and cannot be commingled with other waste.

Storage of waste should prevent waste leakage or release, be secured to only authorized users, and kept in a non-putrescent state.

The secondary (outermost) container requires the following elements:

  • Name, address and telephone number of the generator (shipper)
  • Date the waste was generated
  • Name of the transporter
  • Transporter license number
  • The words “infectious waste” or “chemotherapeutic waste”
  • The word “biohazard” and the universal biohazard symbol

Storage Time (PA Code 284.41):

  • Room temperature - no longer than 30 days from whichever of the below is first:
    • the date the waste container is full
    • the date the generator seals the container
  • Used sharps containers may be used until full as long as the storage is in accordance with basic storage requirements
  • If regulated medical waste or chemo waste becomes putrescent during storage, it must be removed within three days

A generator (shipper) who transports, or offers for transportation, infectious or chemotherapeutic waste for offsite processing or disposal shall prepare a manifest

  • The manifest shall be in at least 4 parts
  • If the waste is to be processed or disposed in this Commonwealth, the generator (shipper) shall use one of the manifest formats prescribed by the Department
  • The manifest copies shall be distributed as follows:
    • A 4 part manifest shall be used by a generator (shipper) who designates only one transporter.
    • Manifest copies shall be retained for at least 5 years from the date of shipment of the waste
Our location in McKeesport is


380 Locust Street
McKeesport, PA

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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.