Our Residential Sharps Kiosks Drop Off Program

We have teamed up with the Anne Arundel Health Department and local police departments to create a residential sharps disposal program. This program is meant to give the community access to a safe, sanitary place to dispose of their sharps without harming the environment. The BWS, Inc. team was instrumental in finding the right kiosks, designing them, and developing the options for disposal, placement, and pick-up. We're here to make the community safer for everyone with simple and effective sharps disposal.

A sharps disposal kiosk

Why Do We Need Specific Sharps Disposal?

Items like needles, syringes, and other sharps are often used in home healthcare, which means that they have come into contact with potentially infectious human tissues and materials. These biohazards pose a serious risk to the people who collect your trash and, in some cases, for the community at large. By providing access to safe disposal options for sharps, we can cut down on the risk of biohazards infiltrating our environment and maintain a cleaner, safer community.

How Do You Dispose of Sharps at the Kiosks?

If you have sharps that need to be disposed of in your home, then making sure they are handled responsibly is of paramount importance. Before you can drop them into the sharps disposal kiosk, you'll need to place them in either FDA-cleared sharps containers or rigid plastic containers. To find FDA-cleared sharps containers, you can go to pharmacies, medical supply stores, healthcare providers, or online. These little containers will provide a safe and secure way to collect your sharps for disposal. You can also place sharps into a rigid plastic container like a laundry detergent bottle or a bleach bottle for disposal. If you choose this method, you need to label the jug clearly with “sharps” and duct tape the lid onto the container securely before disposing of it. Please note that you cannot use soda bottles, milk jugs, or any other soft plastic container, as they will not be thick enough to keep the sharps from poking through the sides, which defeats the entire purpose of the container. A sharps disposal kiosk

BWS, Inc. Is Your Partner for Safer Sharps Disposal

The guidelines above are for residential use only. If your business is looking for a company to partner with for sharps disposal, then contact us today for more information on our programs and how we can design a safe and effective solution for your facility. Ensuring that sharps waste is properly disposed of is essential for creating a safe, sanitary environment and BWS, Inc. is here to help.

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“I have fantastic very dependable experience using BWS. I have used them weekly for the last 17 years in my dental practice. There always on the day that they're supposed to be, there's never been an issue with any of the invoices.”

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“BWS has been handling our biohazardous waste disposal for three years. They have always been helpful and dependable. I recommend them to all who need biohazardous waste disposal services.”

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“I've used BWS for several years now. Their service is great and their fees are very reasonable, making BWS a great value in hazardous waste removal.”

Louis Sachs, D.D.S.

“Professional and always on time! Great service!”

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“Great option for healthcare waste management. BWS is an independent owned professional organization that is built on integrity and trust. There is no other company in the region that I'd recommend more. Most others say the right things the folks at BWS do the right thing. I'll continue to recommend them.”

Dave Ryan

We are a medical practice in a new location and needed hazardous waste removal services. We have been so pleased with the level of service and professionalism on both the admin and field work end of BWS services, and their pricing is fair and flexible. We would highly recommend them to any medical practice in need of these services.

Kerry Owens, Avalon Plastic Surgery

Every staff member that I have interacted with has been very friendly. They are quick to respond to emails and do a great job.

Jamie Fleming, National Spine & Pain Centers

Excellent company. Received notification that I was on schedule, showed up as promised, and very professional service from office to driver. Excellent service!!!

Keith Roberts, Biomatrix Specialty Pharmacy

Great service! They are always responsive and ready to help. 100% recommended.

Mireia Pedragosa Marin, Synergy Research

They were responsive and quickly start services. They were also great at answering all my questions and updating on when services would start.

Rebecca Crouse, Randolph Macon Academy

We used BWS for sharps disposal at a doctor's office. I saw their bright truck in the parking lot at work which lead me to call for a quote. They responded to my inquiry quickly and thoroughly, answering all my questions. They gave me pricing that was very reasonable, and lower than many companies I checked. They were a pleasure to communicate with via phone and email, no phone tag! The truck arrived the day and time we planned. The driver was very personable and easy to communicate with. The people I interacted with seem to understand the value of customer service. I would highly recommend them. They will take care of you.

Melissa C, Patriot Chiropractic

Excellent, professional service and very reasonable price on medical waste removal. Danielle was fantastic to work with - thanks Danielle!

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Reliable and affordable

Dr. Thomas Lutz, Odenton Family Dentistry

I've used BWS for several years now. Their service is great and their fees are very reasonable, making BWS a great value in hazardous waste removal. Over the 20+ years that I have used them the scope of their services has increased as well as making documentation of their service easier to use!

Dr. Louis Sachs, DDS

I ran a dental charity for many years, organizing huge clinics to treat those in need. BWS donated their waste disposal services for every clinic for many years, and they continue to do so to this day. This is always a huge job, and they are always reliable, dedicated, and fun to work with. They know what it means to give back.

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