Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Stericycle doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 25

Stericycle has a DitchCarbon Score of 25 out of 100, indicating a lower performance in sustainability efforts. This score suggests that the company has a high carbon intensity relative to its industry peers. Stericycle may need to implement more effective measures to reduce its carbon footprint and improve its sustainability profile.

This was calculated based on 30+ company specific emissions data points, the higher the score, the better. Check out our methodology.

Industry emissions intensity

Very low




Very high

Stericycle is a company operating in the waste management industry, which has a medium carbon intensity ranking. Some industries are more damaging than others, this ranking gives you an indication of how carbon intensive the industry is which this company operates in.

Location emissions intensity

Very low




Very high

Stericycle, located in the United States, benefits from a low carbon intensity rating in the region, indicating a smaller carbon footprint for its operations. This suggests that the company’s sustainability efforts are positively influenced by the country’s overall environmental performance.

...this company is doing 18.69% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Stericycle, founded in 1989 and headquartered in Lake Forest, is a global services company specializing in a variety of complex and regulated solutions for healthcare organizations and commercial businesses. Over the past 25 years, the company has expanded from medical waste management to offering services such as brand protection, environmental solutions, and secure information destruction. With a workforce of over 25,700 employees, Stericycle operates out of 700 locations across 22 countries, providing innovative solutions to ensure compliance, protect people and brands, and promote health and environmental safety.

Bad news, Stericycle hasn't committed to SBTi goals yet

Stericycle has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the company is still in the process of defining clear, science-based emissions reduction targets to align with global efforts to limit climate change.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Stericycle should investigate alternative fuels for their transportation and operational needs to capitalize on potential emissions reductions.
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Our methodology

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