Sharps Disposal Services
Our sharps disposal services help protect you from accidental needlesticks and other sharps injuries. Proper sharps disposal also helps protect the environment.
Sharps Disposal Services to Meet Your Needs
At Stericycle, we offer a variety of waste service solutions to match our customers’ sharps disposal needs:
- Hospital Sharps Management Services
- Sharps Containers
- Professional Sharps Mailback Systems
- Home Sharps Disposal Solutions
Disposable Sharps Containers for Red Bags or Pickup
Among healthcare workers alone, hundreds of thousands of accidental needlesticks and sharps injuries occur annually.
For clinics, private practices, surgical centers, and other businesses that generate used needles and syringes, we offer a complete line of sharps disposal containers in a range of sizes and styles, including containers made from recycled plastic.
When your sharps bin is full, simply secure the seal, and dispose the sharps bin in your medical red bag waste or schedule the sharps container for your biohazardous pickup.
Professional Sharps Mailback Systems
For professionals who don’t have biohazard pickups, who generate small volumes of used sharps, or who are located in remote areas, we offer a professional sharps mailback systems.
Eco-friendly Sharps Management Service
The Stericycle Sharps Management Service combines safety, convenience, and environmental responsibility.
Stericycle Expertise: Identifying Sharps Waste
Sharps are objects or devices that have been used in patient care, medical, research, or industrial laboratories. Sharps can be glass, metal, or plastic with rigid corners, sharp edges, or protruding pieces that can slice, scrape or pierce the skin. Sharps may include (but aren’t limited to):
- Acupuncture needles
- Blood vials
- Broken glass or capillary tubes
- Culture dishes and slides
- Exposed ends of dental wires
- Needles, hypodermic and tubing
- Root canal files
- Scalpel blades
- Suture needles
- Syringes with and without needles
- Trauma scene waste that can cut, slice or pierce
- Tubing with needles
When disposing sharps, be sure that you’re compliant with local, state, and federal laws and adhering to the policies and procedures of your facility. Learn how to package sharps waste.