BioHazardous Waste

Biohazardous waste will not be accepted at Household Hazardous Waste collections!

​Biohazardous waste refers to biological substances that may pose a threat to human health.  Outlined below are types of biohazardous waste. This waste must be disposed of by a permitted medical waste company.  Medical supplies, equipment or tainted materials like gloves, towels, used bandages and dressings, and tubes that have come in contact with the materials mentioned below are also classified as biohazardous waste.

  • human blood and it's components: in liquid or semi-liquid, dried or not
  • human fluids: in liquid or semi-liquid, dried or no
  • human pathological waste: all human tissues, organs and body parts
  • animal waste: all animal carcasses and body parts
  • microbiological waste: laboratory waste containing infectious agents
  • sharps waste: sharp medical utensils such as scalples, needles, glass slides that have been contaminated with infectious material
Again, contact a medical waste company for disposal, do not bring biohazards to county household hazardous waste collections.