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By: Chandra Robinson
Feb12
Safe Disposal of Household Hazardous Waste

Spring cleaning season is almost upon us, and with that annual home refresh, comes a big job: cleaning out your clutter. What many people don’t know is that there are a variety of products in our homes that we shouldn’t just throw in the trash, as they may be harmful…

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By: Jeff Barger
Feb07

Stericycle Announces Agreement to Sell Environmental Solutions Business to Harsco Transaction Furthers Progress on Portfolio Rationalization Efforts Company Release - 2/7/2020 7:00 AM ET BANNOCKBURN, Ill., Feb. 07, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE)   Stericycle, Inc. (Nasdaq: SRCL) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Domestic…

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By: Jeff Barger
Jan29
Impacts of the Upcoming Aerosols as Universal Waste Final Rule

In December, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency signed a Final Rule to add hazardous waste aerosol cans to the Universal Waste (UW) Program under the Federal Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) regulations. The Final Rule will go into effect on Feb. 7 in Alaska, Iowa and Puerto Rico. Shortly…

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By: Chandra Robinson
Jan27

In December 2019 and January 2020, Stericycle participated in a webinar series with InsightFormation and the SAFE Project, hosted by the Population Health Learning Collaborative, on “5 Mistakes Coalitions Can Fix to Maximize their Drug Disposal Campaigns”. During the session, Kristen Proctor, Product Manager & Marketing Strategist at Stericycle, and…

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By: Jeff Barger
Jan20

The EPA’s final Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule revises hazardous waste generator regulations by making them easier to understand and providing greater flexibility in how hazardous waste is managed. This includes rules for improvements to environmental protection and labeling of hazardous waste. It is critical for hazardous waste generators to…

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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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