Medical Waste Disposal Houston, Texas (TX) Services – Save Up To 83.6%

Serving the greater Houston area’s 6 million residents and 160,000 businesses spanning the Woodlands to Sugar Land, League City, and beyond for all of your Houston medical waste disposal needs.

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Regulations You Need to Know

Regulated “Medical Waste“


Medical waste is outlined in Texas Administrative Code (§326.3(23), §1.132) as the following: “treated and untreated special waste from health care-related facilities that is comprised of:

  1. Animal waste (waste from animals that have been intentionally exposed to pathogens)
  2. Bulk blood, bulk human blood, bulk human body fluids
  3. Microbiological waste
  4. Pathological waste
  5. Sharps (hypodermic needles)”

If your facility only produces “sharps”, you can rest assured that’s the majority of medical waste for facilities (~80% of our Houston clients also only produce “sharps” as their medical waste.)

Learn about COVID-19 waste disposal regulations here.

Facilities of Regulated Medical Waste


Determining if your “facility” is required to properly dispose of your “medical waste” is a process of discerning what your facility is “not”, as per “30 TAC”:

“Health care-related facilities do not include:

(A) single or multi-family dwellings; and

(B) hotels, motels, or other establishments that provide lodging and related services for the public.”

If your facility is a “family dwelling” or an “establishment providing lodging for the public”, then follow these recommendations for safely disposing of sharps and syringes (GI-418.)

If your facility is not a “family dwelling” or an “establishment providing lodging for the public”, then you are required by law to properly dispose of medical waste.

Dispose of Regulated Medical Waste


The risks of improper medical waste disposal are clear.

The City of Houston (Harrison County) defers proper disposal of regulated waste to “private companies available to dispose of medical wastes”.

BioMedical Waste Solutions is one of the very few private Houston medical waste disposal companies that are registered and permitted by Texas state to handle, transport, store, destroy, and dispose of medical waste and provide Houston medical waste disposal services.

Low Cost. Reliable. Compliant. Guaranteed.

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Low Cost

Enjoy cost-effective medical waste disposal throughout Houston, Texas with actual fixed rates and no hidden fees. Clients save up to 83.6% with us versus other companies.

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In just 14 years, we’ve grown to over 10,000+ happy clients in the State of Texas because we virtually guarantee timely and reliable pick-ups. You can count on us!

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Compliance with State and Federal laws governing the proper disposal of medical waste is not a choice. Houston regulated medical waste is the law. We have you 100% covered.


Our Same Price Guarantee

Our “same price guarantee” is simple: When you sign up with us, we commit to NEVER raising your price. Ever.

Most biomedical waste disposal companies in Houston come in and promise a low-price, but then they raise your prices over time. For example, other shredding companies will raise your pick-up prices every 9 months over 5 years! That’s almost 7 price raises and exponential cost increases!

We trust our guarantee makes it a no-brainer to work with us.

Yes, We Do Pick-Up In Your Houston Location

Houston Medical Waste Disposal is near Texas Medical Center, Texas Children’s Hospital, and MD Anderson Cancer Center, which is close to Fulshear, League City, and Sugarland at 1100 Main St, Houston, TX, 77002. Minute Maid Park, NRG Stadium, Sam Houston Park, Downtown Historic District Market Square, and NASA Space Center Houston are nearby.

We also offer nationwide medical waste disposal.

1100 Main St, Houston, TX, 77002

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Effective Houston, Texas medical waste disposal services are more than just “picking up your medical waste at a good price.” It’s about:

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Compliant Shredding

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We protect what matters most by also offering you document shredding services.

Now you can protect the privacy of your clinical information and Houston residents by disposing of your paper-based records in a HIPAA compliant, safe, and cost-effective way.

NOTE: Other shredding companies will still result in you dealing with two different reps (one for each company). With us, you’ll save time and money by having only one rep/supplier/invoice for both shredding and medical waste disposal Houston, TX.

Houston Sharps Disposal Solutions

It may interest you to know that we provide Houston sharps disposal. We will pick up your sharps containers of almost any size (2 gallons all the way up to 40 gallons.) Simply add your sharps containers to the box we provide you and we will pick it up on your next scheduled pick-up.

What Belongs in a Sharps Container?

The Texas Administrative Code (§1.132) has outlined “sharps” as the following:
“Sharps include, but are not limited to the following materials, when contaminated: hypodermic needles; hypodermic syringes with attached needles; scalpel blades; razor blades, disposable razors, and disposable scissors used in surgery, labor and delivery, or other medical procedures; intravenous styles and rigid introducers (e.g., J wires); glass pasteur pipettes, glass pipettes, specimen tubes, blood culture bottles, and microscope slides; broken glass from laboratories; tattoo needles, acupuncture needles, and electrolysis needles.” And regardless of contamination, please include any and all “hypodermic needles; hypodermic syringes with attached needles” for disposal.

All the above constitutes a “sharp” and belongs in a puncture-resistant and securely closed sharps container.

Learn more about sharps container disposal here.

What our clients say


‹‹Excellent service and we never have to worry about compliance issues››

Dr. Young, Texas Health Center


‹‹It’s great to know we’re saving money, being compliant, and know I can find out at any time when my next pick-up is going to be››

Susan P. – Dental Office


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Our Clients Choose Us Because…


We Never Raise Our Rates

With our “Same Price Guarantee,” we are committed to never raising your rates. Never! You won’t find this guarantee elsewhere. Other medical waste companies get you in the door by promising low prices, but then they raise their rates quite drastically over time. Instead, we’ll give you a fair price and then grandfather you into that price forever! That’s how we reward our loyal customers, and it’s why the average organization that hires us saves up to 83.6% with us.


We Have the Expertise You Need

Over 10,000 clients trust us to manage their biomedical waste because we’ve been doing this work for over 14 years. Our pickups are timely and reliable because we have so much experience with proper disposal of medical waste. We know all the ins and outs of the regulations so that you don’t have to stress about it. We’ll even train your team on OSHA and HIPAA compliance. Avoid the $70,000 fines per violation and put your trust in BioMedical Waste Solutions.


We Offer Comprehensive Solutions

You won’t have to hire multiple companies when you turn to us. We’ll handle your biohazardous waste disposal, sharps disposal, document destruction and shredding, red bag biomedical, pathological, and medical waste removal, infectious waste and sharps containers, OSHA and HIPPA compliance training, and more. BioMedical Waste Solutions is your one stop shop for everything related to medical waste management. Plus, we’ll customize our services to your needs.


Texas Medical Waste Disposal Regulations

Understand Texas medical waste requirements and regulations as outlined by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ).


HIPAA and OSHA Compliance Training

Meet your training needs! Learn how to improve HIPAA and OSHA compliance, avoid penalties, and the challenges health providers often face.


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What’s the price for a pick-up?

When you’re seeking “medical waste disposal near me” we understand that cost is probably your first priority. We offer low-cost medical waste disposal that will save you up to 83.6% versus other companies because we have no hidden fees and a guarantee that we will refrain from raising your price.

We wish we could list prices online, however the prices vary based on your location in Houston, your frequency of pick-up (monthly, quarterly, etc.), and the amount of waste (volume) you give us to dispose of.

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Do you pick-up in my area?

If you’re in the greater Houston area, we’ll absolutely pick-up your regulated medical waste because we service all healthcare in Houston, Texas and beyond!

If your facility is outside of the greater Houston area, there’s a good chance we’ll pick-up your waste, but just in case you are in a rural area, please give us a call at 1 (713) 357-6299 now, and within 10 seconds, we will let you know if we have trucks coming to your area. If we don’t have trucks coming to your area, we’ll offer you another solution to get biohazardous medical waste in Houston picked up.

Are there any additional fees?

Unfortunately in our industry, many companies’ quotes look low-cost, but unscrupulously, they have sneaked in hidden fees and/or have hidden ways to administer “price increases” (“PIs”) in their contracts for as much as 18% twice per year! (That would double your cost every ~4 years!)

We run an honest, fair, and ethical business, so we have no hidden fees and we guarantee we will refrain from raising our price. Period.

What are the guidelines for medical waste disposal in Texas?

In Texas, medical waste must be properly segregated, labeled, and stored in compliant containers. It’s treated through autoclaving, incineration, or other approved methods before disposal. Texas regulations require medical waste generators to register and maintain records for waste tracking and compliance.

What is the best method to dispose hospital waste?

The best method to dispose of hospital waste involves segregation at the source, proper classification, and employing treatments like autoclaving, incineration, or chemical disinfection. This is followed by safe disposal in designated facilities, ensuring compliance with local and federal environmental regulations.

What is the red bin used for in hospitals?

In hospitals, red bins are used specifically for the disposal of regulated medical waste, such as contaminated items that have come into contact with blood or other potentially infectious materials. This includes items like gloves, gowns, and bandages.

What can you do with sharps containers in Houston?

In Houston, sharps containers can be disposed of at designated drop-off locations, such as specific pharmacies, health clinics, or hazardous waste facilities. It’s important to check local guidelines and never dispose of sharps containers in regular trash or recycling bins.

Fun Fact About Houston!


Houston’s Astrodome, opened in 1965, was the world’s first multi-purpose, domed sports stadium. Due to its innovative design and the fact that it was the first time many people saw a stadium with a roof, it was dubbed the “Eighth Wonder of the World.” The Astrodome also featured the first artificial grass, which was called “AstroTurf” after the stadium.

This iconic venue hosted numerous events over the years, including baseball games, football games, rodeos, concerts, and even the “Battle of the Sexes” tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs in 1973.

Houston, TX Local Resources

Houston Medical Waste Disposal

1100 Main St
Houston, TX 77002

(713) 766-0014

Texas Medical Center

6550 Bertner Avenue,
Houston, TX 77030

(713) 791-8800

TCEQ Office (Texas Commission on Environmental Quality)

5425 Polk St. Ste H
Houston, TX 77023-1452

(713) 767-3500

Houston Health Department

6201 Bonhomme Rd
Houston, TX 77036

(832) 393-5169

Houston Police Department

1200 Travis St
Houston, TX 77002

(713) 884-3131

City of Houston

901 Bagby
Houston, TX 77002

(713) 837-0215

Houston West Chamber of Commerce

10375 Richmond Ave, Suite 265
Houston, TX 77042

(713) 785-4922

Houston Northwest Chamber of Commerce

4201 Cypress Creek Pkwy (FM 1960 W), Suite 195
Houston, TX 77068

(281) 440-4160

Houston Medical Waste Resources

City of Houston Solid Waste Department

City of Houston
901 Bagby
Houston, TX 77002

City Switchboard

Houston Regional TCEQ Office

5425 Polk St, Ste H
Houston TX 77023-1452

Main Line: 713-767-3500
General Air Questions: 713-767-3714
Fax: 713-767-3520

What is Texas Medical Center?

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Located in Houston, Texas Medical Center (TMC) is the largest medical complex globally. It encompasses a vast expanse of cutting-edge healthcare institutions, research facilities, and medical schools, all coalescing to create a hub of unrivaled medical innovation and expertise. .

Established in 1945, the TMC has since evolved into a global hub for medical innovation and patient care, housing over 50 member institutions, including renowned hospitals like the MD Anderson Cancer Center and the Houston Methodist Hospital. Its collaborative environment fosters interdisciplinary research and healthcare breakthroughs, making it a beacon of hope for patients seeking state-of-the-art medical treatments and solutions to some of the world’s most pressing healthcare challenges.


What is the Texas Commission of Environmental Quality (TCEQ)?

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) is the state agency responsible for safeguarding and regulating environmental quality in the state of Texas. Established in 1993, the TCEQ plays a pivotal role in addressing a wide range of environmental issues, including air quality, water resources, waste management, and pollution prevention.

With a mission to protect the health and natural resources of Texas, the TCEQ enforces environmental laws, sets standards, issues permits, and conducts monitoring and research to ensure compliance with state and federal environmental regulations. Through its commitment to sustainable practices and proactive environmental stewardship, the TCEQ works collaboratively with communities, industries, and individuals to strike a balance between economic development and environmental protection, thereby ensuring a cleaner and healthier Texas for present and future generations.

Top Hospitals in Houston

There is no shortage of healthcare providers in Houston, TX, and there are many excellent choices. Some of Houston’s top hospitals include:.

Houston Methodist Hospital

6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX 77030

(713) 790-3311

Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center

1101 Bates Ave,
Houston, TX77030

(832) 355-1000

Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital

1635 North Loop W Fwy,
Houston, TX 77008

(713) 867-2000

Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center

6411 Fannin St,
Houston, TX 77030

(713) 704-4000

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital

16655 Southwest Frwy.
Sugar Land, TX 77479

(281) 274-7000

Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center

921 Gessner Rd,
Houston, TX 77024

(713) 242-3000

North Cypress Medical Center

21214 NW Freeway
Cypress, TX 77429

(832) 912-3500

Texas Children’s Hospital

Located in the Texas Medical Center 6550 Bertner Avenue
Houston, TX 77030

(832) 824-1000

MD Anderson Cancer Center

Located in the Texas Medical Center 1515 Holcombe Blvd.
Houston, Texas 77030

(877) 632-6789

CHI St. Luke’s Health

Multiple locations

(832) 598-7721

Harris Health System

Ben Taub Hospital 1504 Taub Loop

(713) 873-2000

University of Texas Medical Branch

Multiple locations

(800) 917-8906

More About Medical Waste Disposal in Houston, Texas

Houston is one of the most populous cities in the United States, with a diverse population that exceeds 2.3 million residents. Its demographic makeup is incredibly diverse, reflecting a rich blend of cultures, ethnicities, and backgrounds. The city’s continuous population growth can be attributed to its robust job market, economic opportunities, and its reputation as a welcoming place for people from around the world.

Houston residents, known as Houstonians, are a diverse and resilient community that reflects the city’s multicultural tapestry. With a population that hails from all corners of the globe, Houstonians celebrate their cultural differences, making the city a vibrant and inclusive place to live. They are known for their warm Southern hospitality, and it’s not uncommon to strike up a friendly conversation with a stranger in this sprawling metropolis. Houstonians are hardworking and take pride in the city’s thriving industries, including energy, healthcare, and aerospace, which contribute to the city’s economic vitality.

In Houston, health care waste disposal is a critical aspect of maintaining public health and safety. The city’s healthcare facilities, including hospitals, clinics, and research institutions, generate a substantial volume of medical waste daily. To address this challenge, Houston has a well-regulated system in place for the collection, transportation, treatment, and disposal of medical waste.

Licensed medical waste disposal companies play a pivotal role in ensuring that hazardous materials, such as used syringes, contaminated materials, and biomedical waste, are handled and disposed of in accordance with state and federal regulations. This rigorous approach not only safeguards the environment but also protects healthcare workers and the community from potential health risks associated with improper disposal of medical waste. Houston’s commitment to effective medical waste management and proper sharps disposal is essential for maintaining the city’s public health standards and preserving its natural surroundings.

BioMedical Waste Solutions offers low cost, reliable, and compliant medical waste disposal services in Houston, Texas. Whether you’re looking for biohazardous waste disposal management, sharps disposal, office disposal supplies, document destruction certification, red bag biomedical, pathological, and medical waste removal, OSHA and HIPPA compliance training programs, or sharps bin containers, we are here to reduce your liability and simplify your waste disposal process.

Our clients love our same price guarantee, which means that once you sign up with us, we will NEVER raise your prices! Other medical waste management companies promise low prices and then raise your prices over time. You’ll never have that experience when you hire BioMedical Waste Solutions.

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