Archive for the ‘Compliance’ Category

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: 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: 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: Brian Rees
Nov25

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
Nov21

All businesses, from retail manufacturing facilities to hospitals, must stay compliant with ever-changing regulations year-round. However, as we approach the end of the year, facilities tend to have an over accumulation of many hazardous and non-hazardous materials. Those materials can pose serious safety risks within your facility along with regulatory violations…

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By: Brian Rees
Oct23

Below are the most recent movements for the Generator Improvements Rule with updates in Indiana, Michigan, Nebraska, Rhode Island, Tennessee and Wisconsin. 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,…

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By: Stericycle
Sep24

Below are the most recent movements for the Generator Improvement Rule with South Dakota now having their ruling in effect and Maryland, Michigan, Nebraska, and Wisconsin pushing to 2020 rule-making. We will continue to monitor activity and keep you posted with the most up-to-date information available. States Where the Rule…

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By: Stericycle
Sep16

As we’ve been preparing the last few months for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Management Standards for Hazardous Waste Pharmaceuticals, we’ve continued to share updates on the progression of this rule on a national and state level. We continue to remind our customers that these new regulations require many health care entities…

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By: Stericycle
Aug27

Bloomberg Environment’s Sylvia Carignan recently spoke with Director of Governmental Affairs Wade Scheel about the new Management Standards for Hazardous Waste Pharmaceuticals Rule. In the article, Wade talks about how the new U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulation – which went into effect Aug. 21 – changes operations for health…

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By: Stericycle
Aug08

The U.S Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) newest rule will be in effect in various states beginning Aug. 21, 2019. The new regulations require retailers with pharmacies and many other health care practices to asses hazardous waste management procedures. Any missteps in compliance can result in costly fines and brand damage.…

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