Medicine and Sharps Disposal Locations in Kentucky
Healthcare Providers in some cities you can take filled sharps containers to your healthcare provider or pharmacist for proper, safe disposal.
WalMart A wide variety of sharps containers can be purchased at Kentucky Walmart locations or delivered to your home.
Walgreens Offers medication disposal kiosks in it's KY locations which are different from medical waste disposal kiosks, because these drop boxes only allow disposal of unwanted medicine and not sharps or biohazardous waste.
CVS Pharmacy offer the Sharps Compliance Corp.'s Environmental Return System in all of it's 7,200 locations, which provides customers with the ability to safely dispose of their unused, expired or unwanted drugs using affordable medication disposal envelopes.
Sharps Needle Mail Back Options
A needle mail back system is simply a medical waste container that is prepackaged in a prepaid shipping and return shipping box. It must be approved and authorized to be transported through a regular shipping carrier and pass the rigorous testing requirements identified in the domestic mail manual for the USPS. These testing requirements ensure that they are safe to ship sharps containers, needles, syringes, and other regulated waste in KY. If you don't generate much medical waste, this could be a very affordable option for you.
Sharps Needle Pickup Options
Pickup services for used needles or syringes is a service that involves both the delivery and pickup of collection bins or boxes in which a KY healthcare facility will place their regulated contaminated sharps in when generated. This service will setup a pickup frequency where they will pick up the containers on a predetermined schedule such as daily, weekly, monthly or as needed with AdvoWaste. The pickup boxes or bins vary in sizes depending on the amount of waste generated.
Call AdvoWaste at 855-678-1098 for a free quote or more information on safe sharps disposal in Kentucky.
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