Safe and Secure Disposal of Pharmacy Waste

Environmental regulatory agencies have a renewed focus on the proper disposal of pharmaceutical waste.  Recent scientific studies show the effect that pharmaceutical products have on our health and safety of our communities and environment are a top concern for consumers.  US Ecology understands the impact these factors have on our customers in the Pharmaceutical Industry and have created comprehensive service solutions in order to ensure you maintain compliance and favorable brand recognition

US Ecology has the unique ability to handle your non-hazardous and hazardous pharmaceutical waste streams through our Segregated Waste Program.  Containers of pharmaceutical waste can be picked up at the same time that general hazardous material waste is picked up through a Less than Truckload service.  Certified professionals with proper DEA credentials classify your pharmaceutical waste, and utilizing our innovative tools and technology in the same way as hazardous material waste classification.

Most importantly, our solutions for the Pharmaceutical industry are completed to help you achieve full compliance with all federal, state and local regulations.

US Ecology has the unique ability to handle non-hazardous, hazardous and U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) Schedule II-IV Controlled Substance pharmaceutical waste streams.  US Ecology’s Detroit facility is one of the few RCRA permitted DEA registered reverse distribution pharmaceutical waste handlers in the industry.  Learn More about US Ecology's Pharmaceutical Waste Management Program

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US Ecology is a RCRA permitted, VAWD accredited, DEA registered reverse distributor and is recognized by every state board of pharmacy to safely manage your pharmaceutical waste. 


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Our footprint of state of the art facilities allows us to safely and efficiently support all your environmental and emergency response needs. Learn more about our 130+ locations across North America and around the world.

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