Disposable Sharps Solution for Care Providers and Clinics

Streamlined collection and disposal of sharps waste in single-use disposable containers to help protect your healthcare facility, reduce needlestick injuries, and keep employees safe.

Sharps Management with Disposable Sharps Containers

As an industry leader, Stericycle understands the importance of compliantly managing the collection, transportation, treatment, and disposal of sharps waste.

Making Sharps Disposal Easy

Our safe and compliant disposable sharps containers are available in different sizes and reduce the risk of needlesticks in any environment. They can also be easily managed along with biohazardous or “red bag” waste for disposal.

Regulatory Compliance

We offer sharps disposal and documentation to maintain compliance with applicable OSHA, DOT, and state regulations.  Biohazardous waste training is provided to all customers. DOT training is provided to those that have a Steri·Safe® Solution.

Stericyle Account Management

Visit our customer portal, MyStericycle.com, to manage your account, view your pickup schedule and access all your biohazardous waste shipping documents and invoices, 24/7.

A Partner that Can Grow with Your Business

We offer a broad range of waste disposal services and compliance staff training to support proper disposal of your regulated medical waste streams. This eliminates the time and effort of managing multiple vendors and ensure that waste is handled properly from generation to disposal.

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Disposable Sharps Container Management and Pickup

 Our program helps manage the pickup, treatment, and disposal of sharps and needle containers. 

  • Step 1

    Place your sharps containers in the area of intended use.

  • Step 2

    Add sharps until you reach the “fill line”.

  • Step 3

    Swap the full container with the empty container.

  • Step 4

    Place full sharps containers in a lined biohazardous container and package for driver pickup.

Contact your local Stericycle medical waste expert today. 

Online or In-Person Compliance Training, We’ve Got You Covered

Bloodborne Pathogens

Mandated by OSHA initially and annually. Stericycle’s award-winning* training is available in both English and Spanish and can be completed online in less than an hour.

Department of Transportation

DOT regulations require compliance training for certain employees at all sites that offer hazardous materials, such as medical waste for transportation.
This training includes requirements for packaging medical waste and signing shipping papers and/or manifests.

Biohazardous Waste Segregation

Proper handling of medical waste including: identifying, disposing, segregation, storage and transportation is essential to ensure your facility is compliant with OSHA standards.

Service-Related Training**

Developed to train staff on the proper disposal and packaging of other medical waste streams (e.g., pharmaceutical, controlled substance, reusable sharps containers).

*2016 Bronze Telly Award for Bloodborne Pathogens Training in the category of Non-Broadcast Productions – Health and Wellness.

**Training availability dependent on program adoption and level.

 

To learn more about compliance trainings, visit Steri-Safe OSHA Compliance Solutions.

Why Stericycle?

Your Single Nationwide Partners

We manage all healthcare regulated waste streams including secure information destruction with expertise in related compliance training and sustainability consulting. Our network of localized team members across the country maintain a 98% on-time pickup rate.1

Your Risk Reduction Experts

We reduce your risk with real-time tracking of your waste from pick up to final disposal, offering OSHA and HIPAA compliance training, and with our expertise in emergency mobilization in tandem with our robust network of treatment facilities that supports you through times of crisis.

Your Sustainability Champion

In 2020, our eco-conscious products and sustainability guidance allowed our customers to recycle 1.1 billion pounds of paper, safely dispose of 40 million pounds of pharmaceutical waste; and avoid greenhouse gas emissions while diverting 104 million pounds of sharps waste plastic from landfills.1

1. Source: Stericycle data, 2020

Frequently Asked Questions

Regulated medical waste, also know as biohazardous, infectious and clinical waste is any waste saturated with liquid or semi-liquid blood or other potentially infectious materials (OPIM). This includes red bag waste and sharps waste for example. For more information, review Sharps 101: Understanding Sharps Waste and Proper Needle Disposal.

Items that should be disposed in a sharps container are contaminated and can puncture skin or packaging. For more information, review Sharps 101: Understanding Sharps Waste and Proper Needle Disposal.

Sharps containers are primarily treated using either autoclaving or incineration. For more information, review Sharps 101: Understanding Sharps Waste and Proper Needle Disposal.

We’d be pleased to help you obtain a sharps container from Stericycle. Click on the “Request Free Quote” button on this page.

Need Additional sharps containers? Visit our Online Store to order for your facility.

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