Trib Talk: The controversy over Stericycle

By Jennifer Napier-Pearce

The Salt Lake Tribune

Published: March 6, 2014 01:35PM
Updated: March 11, 2014 07:15AM
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Paul Fraughton | Tribune file photo In this photo from June, Selin Hoboy, left, and James Nold, representatives of Stericycle, explain the incineration process the company employs at its North Salt Lake facility to a group of citizens concerned over the possible health effects from the incinerator's emissions.

Thursday, 12:15 p.m. • Sure, Stericycle burns medical waste, but it also incinerates trash from international flights and biohazardous evidence from police investigations. On Thursday, Stericycle executive Selin Hoboy, left, and Tribune environmental reporter Brian Maffly join Jennifer Napier-Pearce at sltrib.com to discuss exactly what Stericycle does and the controversy surrounding where they do it. You can join the discussion by sending questions and comments to #TribTalk on Twitter and Google+. You can also text comments to 801-609-8059.

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