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Specialized Retail Waste Management Solutions

Address your specific retail hazardous waste needs with our expert technicians, customized waste consignment/segregation systems and specially equipped vehicles.

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25 Years' Experience Years’
Experience [1]
1.7B Medical Waste Properly Managed Medical Waste
Properly Managed [2]
70M Pharmaceutical Waste Safely Disposed Pharmaceutical Waste
Safely Disposed [3]
99.5% Percent On-Time Service Percent On-Time
Service [4]
1M in Commercial Liability Protection in Commercial
Liability Protection [5]

Compliant Retail Waste Disposal Services

From a single store to a large brand with a national presence, retailers face many unique challenges. Few of these challenges, however, have as much potential to impact a retailer’s brand and financial status as environmental and waste regulations. The increasing focus on regulations and enforcement can result in fines and violations that are both costly and detrimental to retail brands. Stericycle Environmental Solutions’ suite of Retail Hazardous Waste Services delivers industry-leading expertise designed specifically to help retailers reduce their risk of noncompliance and protect their brand. With these services, retailers of all sizes can manage their waste as well as the data, reporting and training necessary to remain compliant.

Protect Your Brand with Our Retail Waste Solutions

Retailers have to go beyond meeting the demands of their consumers—they must also operate their businesses in ways that protect those consumers and the environment. From ensuring that each location has the proper equipment for waste storage to documenting compliance for various agencies, hazardous waste management is a challenging process that requires expertise and focus. The consequences of failing to meet these challenges, including aggressive fines and lasting brand damage, are far too real for retailers to ignore. Stericycle services more retail outlets than any other provider and offers the only RCRA and DEA hazardous waste service specifically designed for retailers. Leveraging the experience gained from having served tens of thousands of retail locations, turnkey retail hazardous waste reporting and disposal solutions deliver accountability and expertise at every step. Expert technicians, a customized waste containment/segregation system and specially equipped vehicles address every customer need from categorization to transportation. Additionally, the entire process is documented and reported to all relevant regulatory agencies.

Stericycle's Hazardous Waste Management Solutions

  • Hazardous waste program assessment and consultation with professional, hazmat-trained technicians

  • Management and monitoring of employees for hazardous waste compliance

  • Delivery of hazardous waste store supplies and store setup

  • Safe and compliant waste segregation and containment using a patented, all-in-one system developed specifically for retailers

  • Waste separation/segregation in (including all documentation)

  • Compliance documentation designed to satisfy reporting requirements and minimize penalties

  • Safe, compliant hazardous waste transportation on specially equipped trucks

  • Advanced, near real time tracking of all compliance data.

Pharmaceutical Retail Waste Solutions

Generators of pharmaceutical waste, particularly retail pharmacies, face extensive penalties for violating any one of numerous regulations, regardless of waste quantity. Whether customized for a single store or for thousands of nationwide locations, Stericycle Environmental Solutions Retail Services offerings are fine-tuned to deliver accountable, standardized and compliant pharmaceutical waste management. Professional, efficient technicians minimize business interruptions while protecting customers’ brands from potential violations and penalties. From a single-store visit to ongoing nationwide coverage, a team of experts leads every step of the process, including:

  • Assessment and store set-up

  • Employee training

  • Waste separation/segregation

  • Regulatory documentation and reporting

  • Regulatory documentation and reporting

  • Compliant destruction

As a DEA registrant, Stericycle is authorized to manage the destruction of controlled substances (C-II through C-V) on behalf of our customers. Complete solutions for other prescription pharmaceuticals, including hazardous pharmaceutical waste disposal are also offered.

Discover a Variety of Compliant Retail Waste Solutions

Biohazardous Waste

Stericycle is a leader in providing waste transportation and disposal solutions for specialized and regulated waste streams.

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Controlled Substance Program

A safe and secure way to dispose of controlled substance waste.

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Integrated Waste Stream Solutions for Hospitals

Take the complexity and risk out of handling multiple waste streams in hospitals and major medical facilities with our integrated waste stream solutions.

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Pharmaceutical Waste

Reduce environmental and community impact associated with pharmaceutical waste by using a trusted disposal solution.

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1) Founded in 1989. 2) Based on 2016 data. 3) Based on 2016 data, this includes RCRA and non-RCRA pharmaceutical waste. 4) Based on missed stops report for medical waste YTD through August 2017. 5) Based on June 2016 Commercial General Liability policy with a limit of $1M each occurrence.