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  • Writer's pictureSam Spaccamonti

What To Do With Home Generated Sharps Waste In San Diego, CA

Updated: Jan 16

Attention San Diego residents: Are you wondering what to do with needles, lancets, and other sharps that accumulate at home? Since California law prohibits the disposal of these items in regular trash, recycling, or green waste bins, you need a reliable and safe disposal method. San Diego Medical Waste Services, LLC, offers a compliant and convenient solution.

Our facility at 8940 Activity Rd. Suite H, San Diego, CA 92126, is fully equipped to handle your home-generated sharps waste for a nominal fee of just $3 per pound. This cost-effective service ensures that your sharps are disposed of in accordance with all state and local regulations, without burdening your wallet.


Home Generated Sharps Container Disposal Guide

Home Generated Sharps Container Disposal Guide
Home Generated Sharps Container Disposal Guide

Why You Should Care

Improper disposal of sharps can lead to serious environmental and health issues, including injury and the spread of infectious diseases. It is vital for the safety of waste handlers and the community at large that sharps are managed responsibly.


Our Dedicated Service

San Diego Medical Waste Services, LLC is your go-to facility for disposing of home-generated sharps. We accept hypodermic needles, pen needles, intravenous needles, acupuncture needles, and lancets. Please note, no other household waste, hazardous or non-hazardous, is accepted at this location.

For more detailed information, visit our page: https://www.sdmedwaste.com/home-generated-sharps-waste


How to Find Us

DIRECTIONS TO: 8940 Activity Rd. Suite H, San Diego, CA 92126

  • From I-15: Take Exit 14 for Miramar Rd., Travel West on Miramar Rd for approximately 1.5 miles. Turn right (North) one Camino Ruiz. Turn right on Activity Rd and turn left into the Miramar Commerce Center business park. Continue along the driveway and our office is located in the back.

  • From I-805: Take Exit 25B for Miramar Rd., Travel East on Miramar Rd for approximately 4 miles. Turn left (North) on Camino Ruiz. Turn right on Activity Rd and turn left into the Miramar Commerce Center business park. Continue along the driveway and our office is located in the back.


Drop Off Hours

  • Mon: 9:00AM - 4:00PM

  • Tue: 9:00AM - 4:00PM

  • Wed: 9:00AM - 4:00PM

  • Thu: 9:00AM - 4:00PM

  • Fri: 9:00AM - 4:00PM

  • Sat: Closed

  • Sun: Closed


San Diego Medical Waste Services, LLC, is locally and veteran-owned, ensuring that you receive the highest level of service with a community-focused approach. Bring your home-generated sharps to us, and take the first step towards a safer San Diego.

For more information about our services and how we can assist you, please visit our website or contact us directly.


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