Stericycle is dedicated to finding sustainable, environmentally friendly and compliant recovery options for all the waste we handle.
No single treatment option is optimal for all waste streams because of very different risk profiles and regulations.
While we recycle whenever possible, medical and hazardous wastes require special treatment because of the high potential for viruses, chemicals and other contaminants harmful to people and the environment.
To render waste safe, treatment and disposal facilities are required to:
You can find flowcharts on each waste treatment process in our Support & Resources section.