Sharps waste is a type of biohazardous waste. For more information, review Sharps 101: Understanding Sharps Waste and Proper Needle Disposal.
We offer a wide range of reusable and disposable sharps containers and service options tailored to your facility type and size. We can help you safely manage sharps disposal.
Whether they’re disposable or reusable, Stericycle containers are designed with safety in mind to help you compliantly dispose of sharps and reduce needlestick injuries that can result in bloodborne pathogens exposure.
Reusable, mail back, and disposable sharps containers, as well as full service and self-service options for sharps container exchange, supporting a variety of healthcare facilities and businesses.
Our Disposable Sharps Solution allows you to easily manage sharps waste with your biohazardous or “red bag” waste disposal safely and compliantly.
Our Sharps Management Service utilizes reusable containers and streamlines the collection and disposal of sharps waste helping you protect what matters.
Our Workplace Sharps Solution provides customers and employees a convenient solution to safely dispose of hypodermic needles used from self-injected medications.
The SafeDrop Sharps Mail Back program includes everything needed to safely collect and dispose of sharps with auto-replenishment options available.
You can obtain a sharps container from Stericycle – we’d be pleased to help you. Contact us via the phone number on this webpage or by filling out the “Request Free Quote” button on the top right of this webpage.
A sharps mail back program has everything required to easily and conveniently collect and dispose of sharps waste. Simply fill the provided sharps container with used needles, pen needles and syringes. Once full, pack and ship the container with the prepaid return label for disposal.
There are several methods for disposing of sharps containers including autoclaving and incineration. For more information, review Sharps 101: Understanding Sharps Waste and Proper Needle Disposal. Please contact Stericycle for more information on how to properly dispose of sharps containers.
We manage all healthcare regulated waste streams, and offer related compliance support such as training and educational materials. Our network of localized team members across the country maintain a 97% on-time pickup rate.1
Our Regulatory Affairs team under Environmental Health & Safety keeps up to date with regulatory changes and engages with federal, state, and local agencies as needed to help keep our customers informed and compliant.
In 2022, Stericycle recycled 1 billion pounds of paper, incinerated 38 million pounds of pharmaceutical waste, and helped our customers divert 101 million pounds of plastic from landfills by using reusable sharps and pharmaceutical waste containers rather than single-use containers.1
1. Source: Stericycle data, 2022
Source: The Role of Sharps Waste Management Solutions in Nursing Staff Safety and Satisfaction