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Posted on: July 14, 2022

[ARCHIVED] EDCO Mail-Back Sharps Disposal Program Now Available

Mail-Back Sharps Disposal Program

RPV residents can now mail back their medical sharps to EDCO for safe disposal.
The new Mail-Back Sharps Disposal Program provides a cost-effective solution for disposal of needles, syringes and lancets; as well as other types of sharps and small quantities of medical waste. It is a safe and easy alternative to large-volume pickups.

Want to sign up? 

If you are interested in the mail-back program, please email Within a week you will receive the Medical Waste Services (MWS) Mail Sharps Kit. The system is shipped directly to you; where you fill, package, and then mail it back to EDCO’s vendor, MWS, for treatment and compliant disposal.
This program is available to EDCO customers in RPV at no charge. If you enroll, please wait until your container is full to mail it back.

Learn more by reading EDCO’s Sharps Collection Notice & Service Request (PDF) and Instructions for Sharps Mail-Back Box (PDF).

If you have any questions, please e-mail or call 310-540-2977.

If you are a person with a disability and need an accommodation to participate in programs, services, activities and meetings, contact the City's ADA Coordinator/Risk Manager at 310-683-3157,, 30940 Hawthorne Blvd., Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275, at least 48 hours in advance to request an auxiliary aid or accommodation.

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