8. Medical Supplies
Some medical supplies contain mercury and other hazardous materials. Others, such as sharps, need to be safely recycled to avoid contamination. When possible, donate reusable goods and recycle used medical materials.
- Heritage Lifecycle Mailback
Indianapolis, IN 46231
CFLs, fluorescent tubes, lead-acid batteries (non-automotive), medical sharps, NiCad batteries, rechargeable batteries, single-use batteries, unwanted or expired medications
Order a kit online, pack in the recyclables, and send them off. Please call or visit the website for details on this program.
- Mail Your Sharps
Irmo, SC 29063
Items containing mercury, medical sharps, mercury thermostats
Please visit the website or call to order the mail back disposal container with pre-paid shipping.
- MedWaste Tracker
Houston, TX 77339
The MedWaste Tracker(SM) system for the safe disposal of sharps and medical waste offers a safe, convenient, and cost-effective method for proper disposal of syringes used to administer medications at home. Please visit the MedWaste Tracker(SM) website for more information.
- Republic Sharps
Phoenix, AZ 85054
The Republic Sharps Mail Back Disposal Service is ideal for people who use needles at home to treat diabetes, arthritis, cancer or other medical conditions. Please call or visit the website to obtain a shipping container.
- Sharps Compliance Incorporated
9350 Kirby Drive, Suite 300, Houston, TX 77054
Please contact customer support for product information and to order the Sharps Disposal by Mail Kit.
- Stericycle Mailback Program
Lake Forest, IL 60045
Items containing mercury, medical sharps
The Stericycle Mailback Programs use specially designed, prepaid shipping containers that comply with ADA, OSHA, and EPA requirements and are approved for transport via US Mail. This program provides you with pre-paid recycling containers, as well as all necessary documentation. There is a separate container for each collected material.