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Safe Needle and Sharps Disposal

Waste Management offers a safe, confidential and cost-effective medical waste disposal to several of the communities we serve. The MedWaste Trackerâ„  provides individuals, companies and institutions a way of disposing used hypodermic needles, lancets, test strips and other small quantity medical waste. Each system includes a specially designed sharps container and a postage-prepaid shipping container ensuring your medical waste will be delivered safely by the U.S. Postal Service to a certified medical waste resource recovery facility.

There are a variety of container sizes available for the home user and one for commercial customers. All are designed to meet all local, state and federal requirements. All provide a worry-free, responsible and safe needle disposal system. Order the one that best fits your personal volume of use.

Visit MedWaste Trackerâ„  for more information or to order.

Disposal Guidelines

You may contact the Orange County Health Care Agency - Environmental Health at (714) 433-6000 and ask to speak to the medical waste inspector in your city for information about where you may take these items for safe disposal. In Orange County, a number of medical facilities have been approved by the Orange County Health Care Agency to act as "home-generated sharps consolidation points." These approved consolidation points have agreed to accept used medical sharps from the public at no cost. Additional information is available on the Orange County's website.