Bio-Medical Waste

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BIO-MEDICAL WASTE DISPOSAL

(not allowed for pickup by Sandia Heights Sanitation)

PLEASE SEE THE BELOW LISTINGS FOR ALBUQUERQUE BIO-WASTE DISPOSAL COMPANIES (FOR PUBLIC AND PRIVATE):

  1. Stericycle – 1920 1st St NW, Albuquerque, NM 87102 (505) 247-9454
  2. ACTenviro – 208 Murray Rd. SE, Albuquerque, NM 87105 (505) 445-9400
  3. MedPro Waste Disposal, LLC – Serving the Albuquerque Area (888) 599-5122

INSTRUCTIONS FOR PROPER SHARPS DISPOSAL BY THE PUBLIC USING A SHARPS DROP OFF LOCATION:

  • Put household generated sharps (needles, lancets & single razor blades) into a rigid plastic container such as an empty laundry detergent or bleach bottle.
  • Do NOT use glass or coffee cans.
  • Clearly label the container “Contains Sharps” with a waterproof marker.
  • Immediately put used syringes or lancets into the container.
  • Screw on the top after each use.
  • Do not clip, bend or recap the needles as you may injure yourself.
  • Keep the container away from children at all times!
  • Add a few tablespoons of household bleach for added safety.
  • Seal it with heavy-duty tape when the container is full.
  • Take to a drop-off collection site.

PUBLIC SHARPS DROP OFF LOCATIONS IN ALBUQUERQUE:

Midtown Public Health Office

2400 Wellesley Ave NE

Albuquerque, NM 87107

Hours of Operation

Monday, Wednesday and Friday 8:00 a.m – 4:00 p.m

(505) 841-4100

Albuquerque Healthcare for the Homeless

1217 1st St NW

Albuquerque, NM 87102

Hours of Operation

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 8:00 a.m to 1:00 p.m

(505) 766-5197

North Valley Public Health Office

7704 2nd St. NW

Albuquerque, NM 87107

Hours of Operation

Sharps container bin is located outside of the building; open 24 hours a day

(505) 897-5700

South Valley Family Health Commons

2001 N. Centro Familiar SW

Albuquerque, NM 87105

Hours of Operation

Monday – Friday 7:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m

(505) 873-747

New Mexico AIDS Services

625 Truman St. NE

Albuquerque, NM 87110

Hours of Operation

Monday – Friday 9:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m

(505) 938-7100