Assisted Living

Sharps Compliance has a long history partnering with assisted living facilities, including some of the largest long-term care communities in the country. We work with independent living, assisted living, memory care, and skilled nursing facilities. We offer a wide variety of solutions that we can customize depending on the size of your community and how much waste you generate.

Regulated Medical Waste

For those who generate large amounts of waste, we provide route-based pickup services for medical waste with the following benefits:

  • Transparent pricing with no surprise increases
  • Waste transport containers, labels, liners, and tape all provided for packaging compliance
  • Straightforward agreements with standard terms and no hidden fees
  • Sharps containers available for your convenience

For those in need of medical waste mailback systems, we offer the following:

  • 1-Quart TakeAway Recovery System Multipack
  • 1- and 2-Gallon Sharps Recovery Systems
  • Covidien 5-Quart with Wall Enclosure
  • 20- and 30-Gallon TakeAway Recovery Systems
  • Spill Kit Recovery System

Our mailback systems include everything you need to collect medical waste and send it back to us for treatment. The smaller containers are perfect for self-injecting residents in need of syringe containment and disposal.

Pharmaceutical Waste

Our MedSafe kiosk streamlines medication disposal in assisted living facilities. Popping pills out of blister packs and flushing them down toilets can cost communities up to $14,000 annually in nursing salary alone. It is also an inefficient use of the highest-paid staff’s time. Fortunately, MedSafe offers a better, more cost-effective way to dispose of residents’ unused pharmaceuticals, while complying with DEA, EPA, and HIPAA regulations.

We also provide TakeAway Medication Recovery Systems Envelopes, a mailback envelope that allows individuals to dispose of unwanted medications via USPS.

Both the MedSafe and TakeAway Envelopes accept controlled and non-controlled pharmaceuticals. For those only needing to collect and dispose of non-controlled, non-hazardous medications, choose the TakeAway Environmental Return System.

Hazardous Waste

Sharps offers services for hazardous and universal waste collection, transport, and disposal or recycling in assisted living facilities. Segregate hazardous pharmaceutical waste under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act with RCRA Hazardous Waste Containers. Safely recycle universal waste, such as batteries, fluorescent bulbs, and mercury-containing devices, with UN-rated, DOT-approved solutions.