Safe and compliant pickup, transportation, and disposal of used PPE and other healthcare waste from testing sites, temporary healthcare facilities, and pop-up clinics of all sizes, to help reduce the spread of COVID-19.
Access the latest COVID-19 guidance, regulatory updates, our response, and valuable resources, such as our packaging guidelines and webinars.
Learn more by visiting our Coronavirus (COVID-19) Knowledge Center.
We’re in it together and we always have been.
We are taking appropriate measures to keep our team members, healthcare workers and communities safe in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic, while continuing to provide reliable service to our customers. We’ve made adjustments to our operating procedures and have readied business continuity plans as a result of the pandemic, which include the following:
Stericycle has contingency plans for emergencies as part of our standard course of operations. We are accustomed to numerous urgent and unplanned weather events, outages and unexpected incidents to be able to manage wastes throughout our network of facilities. The redundancies in our transportation and treatment facilities allow for shifting workloads and waste.
Coronavirus Waste Disposal Resources
Visit our Coronavirus Knowledge Center for regular updates, helpful links and guidance related to COVID-19.
We manage all healthcare regulated waste streams including secure information destruction with expertise in related compliance training and sustainability consulting. Our network of localized team members across the country maintain a 97% on-time pickup rate.1
We reduce your risk through full chain of custody and proprietary, real-time tracking systems in addition to compliance experts to keep you informed of federal, provincial, and local regulatory developments.
In 2020, our eco-conscious products and sustainability guidance allowed our customers to recycle 1.1 billion pounds of paper, safely dispose of 40 million pounds of pharmaceutical waste; and avoid greenhouse gas emissions while diverting 104 million pounds of sharps waste plastic from landfills.2
1. Source: Stericycle data, 2021
2. Source: Stericycle data, 2020