Vernon Medical Waste Processing Facility

Waste Management's Vernon Facility is the largest permitted medical waste processing facility in California. It is a state-of-the-art facility utilizing advanced autoclave technology to provide our healthcare customers with safe, assured treatment of medical waste.

       Autoclave      Tub washer


From concept to completion, our facility was designed to meet the complex waste treatment needs of our healthcare customers in the Counties of Los Angeles, San Diego, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, Ventura, Santa Barbara, and beyond. This facility exemplifies our commitment to the environment.

Sustainable Features

  • More than 75% of the waste generated during demolition and construction was recycled.
  • The building uses no potable water for landscape irrigation.
  • The building uses at least 40% less water than a conventional building of this size.
  • Water consumption is minimized through reuse.
  • The facility is at least 35% more energy efficient than conventional buildings.
  • At least 10% of the building products contain post-consumer or 50% preconsumer 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 bring daylight into 75% of the workspaces.


The Process Flow of Medical Waste

California has some of the most stringent laws governing medical waste, sharps and other waste coming from healthcare facilities. These laws are in place to protect human health and the environment. Waste Management is committed to the safe and responsible management of waste through every step of the process.

To find out more about our facility, request a quote or schedule a tour, 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.

CALL 888 906 8176 OR EMAIL US AT

    We provide services for:
  • Hospitals
  • Surgical Centers
  • Doctors
  • Dentists
  • Veterinarians                   
  • Biotech Companies          
  • Assisted Living Communities
  • Skilled Nursing Facilities          
  • Blood Banks
  • Pharmacists
  • Mortuaries
  • Tattoo Artists
  • Acupuncturists
  • Manufacturers
  • Schools
  • Universities          
  • Small Businesses and more

Are you a resident?

If so, call 800 774 0222 or visit for simple and safe medical waste disposal.