Stericycle clients wavering as Utah woes continue

Stericycle seems to be having a tough time of it.

Though the information coming to us may reflect more tactical than accurate reporting, it seems that at least one large waste producer is wavering and thinking about walking away from the battleground that has engulfed the company to seek another provider for its clinical (medical) waste services.

“… hospitals, recognizing the links between environmental harms and disease, are eyeing newer, greener waste-management technologies.

“One option being weighed by the University of Utah: on-site machines to sterilize waste and render it non-hazardous for disposal in lined landfills.

“[Stericycle] is not the only game in town. There are lots of different systems,”  said Michele Johnson, director of Environmental Health and Safety at the University.



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