Sharps and Biohazard Waste

Are needles, syringes, or lancets used as a part of your business? Waste Commission of Scott County provides small businesses with the tools and programs to properly dispose of sharps and biohazard waste. Our goal is to help businesses take what’s toxic out of the trash through our easy, convenient and affordable Business Disposal for Sharps and Biohazard Waste Program.

Business Disposal for Sharps and Biohazard Waste Program

Waste Commission of Scott County makes disposal safe, convenient and affordable for businesses in 3 easy steps.

  1. Pick up sharps and biohazard containers from our Hazardous Material Facility.
  2. Place full sharps containers into the biohazard box for safe storage.
  3. Fill out our Business Recycling or Disposal form or call our Hazardous Material Facility to make an appointment for drop-off.

All business-generated biohazard waste and sharps will be autoclaved/sterilized, compacted, and sent to a medical waste landfill to be disposed of properly.

Acceptable Items:

  • Sharps & Sharps Containers
  • Needles
  • Syringes
  • Lancets
  • Latex Gloves
  • Contaminated Towels
  • Other Biohazard Waste

Biohazard Waste Fees

Option Price
Package 1: 30 gallon bulk box with liner and disposal
$50.00 each
Package 2: 30 gallon bulk box, liner, 8 two-gallon sharps containers and disposal
$100.00 each
Disposal of single 2 gallon container
$8.00 each
Replacement 2 gallon container
$8.00 each

Effective July 1, 2023. Rates subject to change.


For more information about our Business Disposal for Sharps and Biohazard Waste Program, contact our Hazardous Management Team at