MERI Is Now Part of the LRI Family

Medical Waste Disposal

No Monthly Fees. Responsive Staff. Flexible To Your Needs. Your Single Source Solution!

Pickup in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Northern Illinois, UP of Michigan

Nationwide Medical Waste Mailback Kits

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Medical Waste Disposal

No Monthly Fees. Responsive Staff. Flexible To Your Needs.

Your Single Source Solution!

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MERI (Madison Environmental Resourcing, Inc.)

No monthly fees, with a responsive staff that is flexible to your needs, makes MERI your single-source solution.


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Economical. No monthly fees. Local pickup customers only pay when we collect waste for disposal. Alternatively, our nationwide mailback kits offer an affordable disposal alternative for small-quantity waste generators who don’t want to be stuck in a contract.

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Responsive. Our dedicated staff is available to help you determine the best fit for your medical waste disposal needs. We will take the time to walk you through different options while ensuring compliance and offering a cost-saving alternative.

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Flexible. Various disposable options are available with nationwide mailback kits or local pickup (WI, Eastern IA, and Northern IL) on a scheduled or on-call basis. We collect multiple waste streams (hazardous, infectious, universal) in one pickup.

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MERI (Madison Environmental Resourcing Inc) Logo Established 1985

How We Started

MERI (Madison Environmental Resourcing, Inc.) started in 1985 as a partnership of three Madison, WI hospitals. These three large hospitals formed a non-profit alliance to collect and dispose their infectious, hazardous and universal waste.

Where We Are

While now part of the LRI family, we continue to serve UW Health University Hospital, UnityPoint Health Meriter Hospital, and SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital. Furthermore, we’ve expanded to other states and service a variety of organizations with our innovative, environmentally safe, and cost-effective transport and treatment services.


“The team at Madison Environmental Resourcing Inc. is a pleasure to work with. MERI has provided excellent customer service and fantastic flexibility in finding solutions to unique challenges while helping us maintain full regulatory compliance – and all at a very reasonable price. I highly recommend partnering with them for all your Regulated Medical Waste needs!”

Greg Hansen, GSP, RSO, LSO

EHS Supervisor Environmental Health and Safety, Promega Corporation

“Our organization has developed a strong partnership with MERI, both for provision of sharps disposal mailback kits for our home health and home infusion patients and for the disposal of our company-generated sharps and trace chemotherapy waste.  We can count on MERI to be up to date on regulations about medical waste disposal.  UW Health Care Direct relies on MERI to help us meet patient needs and we appreciate their collaboration.”

Susan Kleppin

Director of Pharmacy, UW Health Care Direct

“I have worked with MERI for 10 years now and they have always been there to help us with anything!  Whether it is training, audits or finding the best way to handle our waste, I know MERI will have the solutions we need.”

Steve Jewell

Lead Tech, Plant Operations, Upland Hills Health

“MERI is highly reliable and helps to keep us in compliance.”

Craig Mellom

Beloit Hospital

“Such a stellar team to work with! MERI is always on the mark with what is environmentally safe for us to dispose of versus having the MERI team pick it up. Thankful for your support of Forward BIOLABS and the biotech startup community.”

Jessica Martin Eckerly

CEO & Co-Founder, Forward BIOLABS

“I appreciate LRI’s willingness to help us out even though we are a very small generator.”

Nicole Balkissoon

Laboratory Training Supervisor, Food Safety Net Services