Republic Services offers a program to provide disposal service for sharps items for a nominal fee that is safe, convenient, and confidential. Sharps can be mailed to a safe disposal location using Republic Services Medical Mail Back Kit. Each kit includes:
A government-approved plastic container specifically designed for sharps waste
Postage pre-paid mail-back shipping box
Pre-addressed shipping labels
To obtain a Sharps Mail Back Kit and for additional information, please contact Republic Services at (855) 737-7871 or visit www.republicsharps.com.
In addition, the County of Orange Household Hazardous Waste Collection Centers continues to accept sharps waste for disposal for FREE. Sharps should be transported to the facility in a sealed puncture-resistant container such as:
plastic detergent bottle
liquid fabric softener bottle
empty bleach bottle
store-purchased Sharps container.
The nearest County of Orange Household Hazardous Waste Collection Center is located at: