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By: Jeff Barger
Jan20

There was not a significant amount of changes this past month regarding Generator Improvements Rule. Below are the most recent updates. We will continue to monitor activity and keep you posted with the most up-to-date information available. States Where the Rule is in Effect Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Georgia,…

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By: Jeff Barger
Jan06

  https://stericycleinc.wistia.com/medias/9yvtcbn8s2?embedType=async&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=640   As we enter 2020 and close out 2019, it is important to look at Steriycle’s improvements and our plans for the future. During a recent open house at our Tacoma, Washington facility, Vice President of TSD Operations, James Treloar took time to cover key wins, along with…

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By: Stericycle
Dec11

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has signed a Final Rule to add aerosol cans to the Universal Waste (UW) program under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). The rules provide a clear, protective system for managing discarded aerosol cans. A wide variety of…

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By: Stericycle
Dec11

In 2019, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Management Standards for Hazardous Waste Pharmaceuticals took effect in several states, including Alaska, Florida, Iowa, Kentucky, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, South Dakota and Virginia. State-by-state adoption will still be long and varied in 2020, with anticipated timelines for states…

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By: Jeff Barger
Dec10

There was not a significant amount of changes this past month regarding Generator Improvements Rule. Below are the most recent updates. We will continue to monitor activity and keep you posted with the most up-to-date information available. States Where the Rule is in Effect Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Georgia,…

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By: Stericycle
Dec09

As we’ve already communicated with our customers, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) increased its original e-Manifest submission fees on Oct. 1, 2019. In its 2018 user fee final rule, the EPA established a methodology by which the agency would set fees every two fiscal years. For Fiscal Year 2020/2021…

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By: Stericycle
Dec06

Today’s leading organizations know that sustainable business practices are no longer a trend – it’s an imperative. Consumers are focusing more and more on sustainability and environmental initiatives to help them form opinions of, and relationships with, brands of all types. To protect consumers, the environment and overall brand health,…

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By: Stericycle
Nov30

During October 2019’s National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, the public turned in nearly 883,000 pounds – almost 442 tons – of unused medication to more than 6,000 collection sites nationwide. Hosted bi-annually by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), the day aims to provide a safe, convenient and sustainable means…

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By: Stericycle
Nov27

As 2019 comes to a close, we are continuing to monitor the final status of state legislation related to consumer drug take back programs. Colorado passed Senate Bill 19-227 and is continuing to develop regulations around the bill. In its current form, the proposed rule would expand the household medication…

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By: Stericycle
Nov26

As many states continue to propose legislation on consumer drug take back programs that aim to combat the opioid epidemic, our team will continue to monitor and report the progress of any new drug take back and safe medication disposal legislation developments moving into 2020. Utah is the latest state…

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