Archive for the ‘Stericycle’ Category

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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By: Stericycle
Aug10

In recent years, abuse, fatal overdoses and poisonings from prescription and over-the-counter medications have become a nationwide epidemic. In Washington state, poisoning is the leading cause of unintentional injury-related death with more than 90 percent of poisoning deaths due to drug overdoses. For these reasons, HB 1047 was proposed in…

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By: Stericycle
Jul09

Last month, the King County Department of Natural Resources and Parks Industrial Waste Program in King County, Washington, awarded Stericycle Environmental Solutions, Inc. DBA Burlington Environmental LLC with the 2017 Gold Award. This award recognizes the company’s compliance with the terms and conditions of its wastewater discharge permit in 2017.…

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By: Stericycle
Apr06

New EPA regulations related to electronic manifesting of hazardous waste will take effect later this year.  These new E-manifest requirements will apply to all hazardous waste pick-ups performed June 30 and later and require hazardous waste Treatment, Storage and Disposal Facilities (TSDFs) to submit manifest data to EPA for the…

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By: Stericycle
Mar19

In February, five hospitals began a pilot drug takeback pilot program in New York State, collecting the public’s unused pharmaceuticals free of charge. This is part of a six-month drug takeback pilot program encouraging residents to dispose of unwanted, expired or leftover medications by depositing into Stericycle Environmental Solutions’ collection…

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By: Stericycle
Nov09

Stericycle, Inc., a leading provider of essential and highly specialized compliance-based solutions, has joined the National Safety Council (NSC) as the exclusive medication disposal partner for its “Stop Everyday Killers” national education campaign addressing the opioid epidemic. The opioid crisis is the most fatal drug epidemic in U.S. history. With…

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