Vernon Medical Waste Processing Facility

California has some of the most stringent laws governing medical waste, sharps, and other waste coming from healthcare facilities to protect human health and the environment. Ensuring that your medical waste is processed safely and responsibly is an important part of your business. Waste Management is here to help.

Our Vernon Facility is the largest permitted medical waste processing facility in California. This state-of-the-art facility utilizes advanced autoclave technology to provide our healthcare customers with the safe, assured treatment of medical waste.

Waste Management’s Vernon Facility:

       Autoclave      Tub washer


From concept to completion, our environmentally-conscious facility was designed to meet the complex waste treatment needs of our healthcare customers in:

  • Los Angeles County
  • San Diego County
  • Orange County
  • Riverside County
  • San Bernardino County
  • Ventura County
  • Santa Barbara County
  • And beyond


Sustainability Features

Did you know that at our Vernon Medical Waste Processing Facility:

  • More than 75% of the waste generated during demolition and construction of the facility was recycled.
  • The building uses no potable water for landscape irrigation.
  • The building uses at least 40% less water than conventional buildings.
  • At least 10% of the build products contain post-consumer or 50% pre-consumer recycled content.
  • More than 20% of the building materials were extracted, processed, or manufactured from within.
  • Employees have control over lighting and temperature in their individual workspaces. Skylights and effective window placement brings daylight into 75% of the workspaces.

To learn more about our facility, request a quote, or schedule a tour, contact us, call 888-906-8176, or email us at

Integrated. Sustainable. Industry Experts.


To find out how we can help you safely dispose of your medical and hazardous waste, further your goals of sustainability, streamline operations to minimize waste and reduce costs, contact us today.

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