Archive for the ‘Hazardous Waste’ Category

By: Stericycle
Jul20

The hazardous waste generator regulatory program was first put into effect in 1980, and the past 40 years have resulted in updates and improvements to the program to allow for more clarity, consistency and flexibility. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) final Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule amends hazardous waste…

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By: Matt Stewart
Jun01
Latest Updates to the Pharmaceutical Final Rules

In February of 2019 the EPA's acting administrator's rule was published around the handling of pharmaceutical  hazardous waste. One of the major impacts this rule will have is the safety of our drinking and surface water in its goal to remove contaminants from pharmaceutical disposal States Where the Rule is…

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By: Matt Stewart
Apr17
Keeping employees safe in the Covid-19 Pandemic

Our customers’ health and safety have always been our top priority, and during the COVID-19 pandemic, we've taken measures to ensure we’re doing everything to keep that promise to your business and customers. Two essential components of that commitment are decontamination and hazardous waste removal. Equipped with high grade personal…

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By: Matt Stewart
Apr14

  Process-Specifications 2020  

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By: Matt Stewart
Mar30
How Hazardous Waste Removal Reacts to the Coronavirus

Proper disposal of hazardous waste is always essential, but particularly during a global public health crisis. Though changes to business operations may be unprecedented, compliance is still essential: a national emergency does not provide blanket relief to environmental regulations. We recently held a webinar around environmental compliance during this unprecedented…

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By: Matt Stewart
Mar18

Once waste leaves your organization’s facility, where does it go? Beyond industrial disposal by your waste management partner, it’s probably not something you give a lot of thought to. It’s time you did, though, because many companies (including Stericycle Environmental Solutions) give waste a green second chapter by converting it…

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By: Matt Stewart
Feb25
Retail Waste Management and RCRA Compliance

The Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) is a regulation that outlines the proper management and disposal of hazardous and non-hazardous waste. While the RCRA applies to several industries, retailers are a particular focus as they produce a variety of different forms of hazardous waste that must be properly disposed…

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By: Matt Stewart
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: Matt Stewart
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: Matt Stewart
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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