Safe and Compliant Disposal of Controlled Substances

As pressure and concern over the secure disposal of pharmaceutical products increases, state and national agencies are further regulating their disposal to better protect our communities from harm. Recognizing the importance of helping our customers achieve compliance with these regulations, we have dedicated solutions in place to support the needs of pharmacies, supermarkets, laboratories, manufacturing facilities and more.

Our facilities have the unique ability to handle all hazardous and non-hazardous pharmaceutical waste streams, from DEA controlled substances to over the counter medications. Our teams of professionals provides secure pick-up, transportation and disposal of waste, including off-spec, out-of-date and returned products. The combination of our facilities, DEA permits, DOT-certified trucks and technicians and certified Lab Pack chemists provide you with unequaled service and solutions you can trust.

Our Environmental, Health and Safety and Regulatory professionals are available to review all elements of your complicated pharmaceutical waste management disposal. They will keep you informed of the latest regulatory changes and how they could impact your operations. Our teams optimize the most sustainable and innovative solutions to dispose of your pharmaceuticals safely and compliantly and with the intent to reduce your generator status as much as permitted in order to reduce your costs.   

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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