General Contact Number: (530) 621-5567

Hazardous Materials

Medical Waste


Within the regulatory framework of the Medical Waste Management Act, the Environmental Management Department, ensures the proper handling and disposal of medical waste Image of Biohazard Medical Wastethroughout El Dorado County.  

Medical Waste Management Act - California Health and Safety Code Sections 117600 - 118360  

Medical Waste Management Act Forms and Information

Medical Waste Annual Fees 

Sharps Waste - What is Sharps Waste?  

Hypodermic Needles and Other Sharps - Frequently Asked Questions

Medical Waste Management Program - CA Department of Public Health 

Medical Waste Transfer Stations and Treatment Facilities - Onsite and Offsite 

Hazardous Waste Generator Information