Archive for the ‘Stericycle’ Category

By: Stericycle
Apr02

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (April 3, 2019) – Stericycle Environmental Solutions, a leading provider of environmental and regulated waste management solutions, has partnered with La Paz County to provide drug take back envelopes for the Arizona county’s upcoming Community Health Expo on Saturday, April 6. The Health Expo is sponsored by…

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By: Stericycle
Feb12

With official approval in Washington state, 21 states and territories have now adopted the Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule, with 20 in effect. As areas continue to analyze the rule, we are continuing to monitor the latest rulemaking activity. Below is the most recent anticipated schedule of states and territories adopting the…

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By: Stericycle
Feb08

There have been several recent announcements on key positions to be filled in the Trump administration, including: The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee approved Andrew Wheeler to be administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), which he currently leads on an acting basis. Wheeler's nomination will now be considered by…

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By: Stericycle
Feb01

The United States federal government shutdown of 2018–2019 occurred from Dec. 22, 2018 until Jan. 25, 2019 (35 days). During the shutdown, all regulatory offices of non-essential personnel were affected. No regulatory activity was conducted during this time, including the publication of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) hazardous waste pharmaceutical…

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By: Stericycle
Jan08

The final rule for the Management Standards for Hazardous Waste Pharmaceuticals has been signed by the EPA and is now waiting for the final step in the rulemaking process, which is for the final rule to be published in the Federal Register. The final rule was originally anticipated to be…

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By: Stericycle
Nov12

This week we will be exhibiting at the Clean Gulf Conference in New Orleans, LA where we will be showcasing our services in: Hazardous Waste Transportation & Disposal Emergency Response Remediation & Field Services Stop by booth 336 and meet our team (Dave Nelson, Jody DeLuca, Bruce Trubee, Dale Hampton,…

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By: Stericycle
Oct04

California Governor Jerry Brown has signed into law SB 212, establishing a comprehensive statewide takeback system for sharps and medications. California is the first state to create a comprehensive, producer-funded takeback program to provide safe and convenient disposal options for both home-generated pharmaceutical drugs and sharps waste. A traditional Extended…

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By: Stericycle
Sep28

On Sept. 25, 2018, the House of Representatives reauthorized the Pandemic and All Hazardous Preparedness Act (PAHPRA) – or HR 6378 – and is now awaiting further consideration from Senate. The passage of the bill marks its third reauthorization. The purpose of the legislation is to improve the nation’s public…

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By: Stericycle
Sep05

Several states are in the process of considering state pharmaceutical takeback legislation, including local drug disposal programs, drug education programs and takeback initiatives. More have moved through committees and are at final stages, however, many state legislatures have ended. Stericycle Environmental Solutions will continue to monitor the progress as legislation…

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By: Stericycle
Aug28

As we first reported back in November, Stericycle Inc. has partnered with the National Safety Council (NSC) as the exclusive medication disposal partner for its “Stop Everyday Killers” national campaign addressing the opioid epidemic. The opioid crisis is the most fatal drug epidemic in U.S. history. With opioid-related overdoses reaching…

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