Stericycle, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides regulated waste management and related services. It offers various services, which include institutional regulated waste management services; Bio Systems reusable sharps management services to reduce the risk of needle sticks; pharmaceutical waste disposal services and hazardous waste disposal services; integrated waste stream solutions program; various products and services for infection control; Steri-Safe OSHA and HIPAA compliance, and clinical services programs; regulated returns and waste management services for expired or recalled products; and patient communication services. The company serves large-quantity generators of regulated waste, such as hospitals, blood banks, and pharmaceutical manufacturers; and small-quantity generators of regulated waste, such as outpatient clinics, medical and dental offices, long-term and sub-acute care facilities, veterinary offices, municipalities, and retail pharmacies. It has operations in the United States, Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Ireland, Japan, Mexico, Portugal, Romania, Spain, and the United Kingdom. The company was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Lake Forest, Illinois.