Medical Waste Pros Santa Cruz

1226 Soquel Ave #A

Santa Cruz, CA 95062

(831) 204-7513

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Sharps Disposal Only

Sharps disposal location only.

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$Free, Sharps OTC, Free per pound*

*Pricing is not guaranteed and is subject to change by the individual merchant.

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Visit this small quantity sharps disposal drop off location today. If you have smaller quantities of sharps to dispose of, this drop off is a great solution. Most locations require the sharps in a secure, approved container.

(831) 458-1400

Santa Cruz Medical Waste Services

medical waste disposal santa cruz

Medical Waste Pros is thrilled to be part of the Santa Cruz community. We offer services that help anyone in need of medical waste disposal, whether you are a healthcare clinic in charming downtown Santa Cruz, or a residence in beautiful Live Oak, we are here to help you.

Medical Waste Pros cares most about safety, including keeping you safe, your organization, and all others required for the secure handling of medical waste. We focus on prioritizing that safety, and are dedicated to offering proper and efficient services to accomplish safe medical waste disposal.

There are many materials that are considered medical waste, and all require safe and specific procedures for handling and disposal. Medical waste materials include pathological waste, cultures and infectious agents, contaminated sharps, byproducts of human blood, isolation waste, as well as contaminated animal carcasses, body parts, and bedding. Each of these items carries a great deal of risk, and if not handled properly, can be dangerous to individuals. This is one of the reasons we place such value on practicing safe and secure disposal methods.

When you choose Medical Waste Pros as your medical waste disposal connection, you can be assured that you will have our complete care, knowledge, and expertise in managing your waste in the safest way possible. By working with us, you are not only contributing to a cleaner and safer environment, but you are also ensuring that your organization remains complaint with regulations.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Why is proper sharps disposal important?

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Proper sharps disposal is crucial for preventing injuries, protecting the environment, and ensuring compliance with regulations. Improper disposal can lead to accidents and contamination.

Are your sharps disposal providers compliant with regulations?

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Yes, we work with providers who adhere to federal, state, and local regulations for sharps disposal. They are fully licensed and insured to ensure safe and compliant disposal.

Can you help with sharps disposal in rural areas or small towns?

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We have a wide network of service providers, including those in rural areas. We can find a solution that works for you, no matter where you're located.

Do I have to pay for drop off?

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There are locations that are free to drop off sharps. However, there are some drop-off locations that charge. You can find the pricing listing in the location details of listing.

How often can I schedule sharps waste pickups?

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Medical Waste Pros can connect you with professionals offering flexible scheduling options, including daily, monthly, annually, or one-time purge services based on your needs.

What sharps should be placed into a container?

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Any type of sharps needs to be placed into a secure, approved container. Here are some examples:

Once used, any of the Sharps listed below should be placed in a Sharps disposal container.
- Hypodermic needles
- Pasteur pipettes
- Syringes
- Scalpel blades
- Lancets/“fingerstick” devices
- Auto-Injectors
- Infusion sets
- Capillary tubes
- Razor blades
- Connection needles/sets
- Broken glass from the laboratory including slides and slide covers
- and more

Official disposal containers are leak-proof and made of a puncture-resistant plastic and puncture-resistant lid that can be handled without concern or risk of exposure. If an FDA-cleared container is not available a heavy-duty plastic household container, such as a laundry detergent container can be used as an alternative. Never place any loose Sharps in any trashcan or recycling bin- and never flush Sharps down the toilet. If disposed of improperly, others are put in harm’s way. Medical Waste Pros helps businesses of all sizes as well as homes find safe sharps disposal services that are right for their exact needs.