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Providence Medical Waste Disposal Solutions

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

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Providence Areas Serviced

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

East Providence, North Providence, Cranston, Seekonk & Pawtucket.

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 East Providence, North Providence, and More in Providence

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 Rhode Island 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 Providence 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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Rhode Island Medical Waste Requirements

We care about your business needs and make sure that we are in compliance with Federal and State of Rhode Island regulations. Rhode Island’s medical waste disposal regulations are managed by the Department of Environmental Management. Complete details on state requirements can be found here.

Generators (shippers) must register with the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management and obtain a generator (shipper) registration number.

Storage Requirements:

  • Maintain integrity of packaging

  • Protect from elements, animals

  • Impermeable to moisture

  • Clearly identified as Regulated Medical Waste with a Biohazard symbol

  • Indoors-authorized personnel only

  • Outdoors-securely locked

  • Non-putrescent state

  • No compacting or grinding permitted


Storage Time:

Total storage of regulated medical waste must not exceed 50 pounds or the average quantity of regulated medical waste generated over 7 consecutive calendar days, whichever condition must allow storage for the longer period of time.

  • Example 1: A facility generating 5 pounds per week could store until it reaches a total of 50 lbs, resulting in a storage time of 10 weeks.

  • Example 2 - facility generating 40 pounds per day could store up to 5 days worth, or a total of 200 pounds, resulting in a storage time of 5 days.

A Rhode Island Tracking Form must be used. Samples are available from:

Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management

Office of Waste Management

235 Promenade St.

Providence, RI 02908.

Training - Generators shall notify in writing all the employees involved with packaging and containment of regulated medical wastes of the provisions in Rhode Island regulations.

This training/notification shall be accomplished through using a medical waste procedure manual and/or through appropriate training materials.

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.