Archive for the ‘Hazardous Waste’ Category

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

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: 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: Stericycle
Nov12

As states continue to make progress on rule making 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 will keep you updated on developments into 2020. The new regulations took…

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By: Stericycle
Oct15

Although Atlantic hurricane season simmering down and officially ends Nov. 30, it is still imperative that businesses of all sizes – from small to large quantity generators – are prepared for emergencies caused by high winds, heavy rainfall and flooding. The following tips will help you better prepare to protect…

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By: Stericycle
Sep16

As of August 2019, there are still 27 states pending adoption of the Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule. Once this rule is updated by each state, it will make other rules easier to understand and facilities more complian. It will also provide greater flexibility in how hazardous waste is managed…

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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
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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By: Stericycle
Aug02

From a single store to a large brand with a national presence, retailers face many unique challenges. Few of these challenges, however, have as much potential to impact a retailer’s brand and financial status as environmental and waste regulations. The rising focus on regulations and enforcement can result in fines…

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By: Stericycle
Jul18

We are continuing to see more states move forward with paint stewardship bills. Putting paint stewardship legislation in place requires states to have program maintenance, proper disposal based on type of paint and reporting on quantities. As we continue to monitor and report the progress of paint stewardship legislation, below…

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