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By: Stericycle
Jun28

Summer vacations are here, which means it’s the perfect time to safely and compliantly dispose of hazardous waste collected throughout the academic year. Colleges and universities, especially those that conduct a significant amount of laboratory research, have vast amounts of hazardous materials on campus.  With the diversity of materials needed…

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By: Stericycle
Jun15

The management of retail hazardous waste has changed dramatically since more regular oversight of the industry began several decades ago. From relatively quiet beginnings, retail hazardous waste issues have expanded to become a more regularly enforced environment in which retailers must be cognizant of federal, state and local laws and…

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By: Stericycle
Jun08

A number of factors are currently disrupting retail and changing long-established standards in the industry. These include changing technology, new supply chain models and well informed consumers empowered with information on retailers’ business practices, just to name a few. Economic conditions are improving, yet other indicators such as shifting consumer…

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By: Marcos Dominguez
Sep15

Environmental Compliance Impact Session​   Regulatory inspections can be a source of unwelcome drama in the daily operations of any retail business that generates hazardous waste. This session breaks down the inspection experience into three acts, with a Shakespearean flair. To be prepared, or not to be prepared - that…

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By: Marcos Dominguez
Sep14

Used solvents are hazardous to the environment.  They require thoughtful disposal when they become contaminated, dirty or reach the end of their useful life. Stericycle Environmental Solutions excels at recycling and blending used solvents for use in industrial fuel.  But what if there’s another way to handle them - a…

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By: Stericycle
Jul15

Creating Global Leader in Business-to-Business Compliance Solutions Today, we announce plans to add Shred-it, the global secure information destruction services provider, to the Stericycle family (hyperlink to press release on website). This acquisition will enable Stericycle to offer an additional compliance solution to our customers. The addition of Shred-it will…

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By: Stericycle
Oct10

The RILA Retail Sustainability Conference held in Minneapolis Sept. 29 to Oct. 2 was an enlightening and inspiring gathering of industry leaders and innovators who are working to innovate in sustainable solutions. Retail Sustainability, It’s Just Good Business The conference’s keynote address was delivered by Best Buy Chief Executive Officer…

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By: Stericycle
Sep18

Hazardous Waste Transportation - What Does It Entail? Everyday we pass trucks on the highway hauling goods across the country and some are carrying hazardous waste. Retailers, manufacturers and other businesses often require the removal of classified hazardous waste items such as returned, damaged or overstocked items that contain flammable, corrosive,…

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By: Stericycle
Sep08

A Watershed Moment CVS this week made a pair of announcements that could have reverberations for years to come, signaling a fundamental change in the retail pharmacy industry. First, the pharmacy giant announced it is rebranding itself as CVS Health to reflect its broader healthcare commitment and its innovation-driven approach…

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By: Stericycle
Aug25

Retailers are well versed in trash disposal and how to categorize what is and is not recyclable, but when it comes to hazardous waste, there’s a great deal of confusion. With greater emphasis on EPA regulations in recent years, it’s critical that retailers take steps
to identify if they are a…

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