What is Medical Waste?

Medical Waste is any solid waste that is generated in diagnosing, treating or immunizing a human being or animal or in any research relating to that diagnosis, treatment or immunization, or in producing or testing biologicals, and includes discarded drugs.

Prescription Drug Disposal

Improperly discarded prescription drugs threaten public health and the environment. Learn more about the importance of proper prescription drug disposal and how you can help protect your community. | View more >

Home Medical Sharps Disposal

The handling and disposal of used home generated medical sharps such as needles, syringes, and lancets, are exempted from regulation in Arizona. However, these materials still need to be handled safely. Learn more about how you can safely dispose of used medical sharps generated within the home. | View more >