Pharmaceutical and Sharps Enforcement

The Pharmaceutical and Sharps Waste Stewardship law (Public Resources Code sections 42030 through 42036.4) requires the establishment and implementation of statewide programs for the proper collection, management, and disposal of covered pharmaceutical and home generated sharps waste products.

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CalRecycle’s Pharmaceutical & Sharps Enforcement team provides compliance oversight and, as necessary, enforcement of the Pharmaceutical and Sharps Waste Stewardship law. The inspectors determine compliance through research and field inspections.

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Pharmaceutical and Sharps Enforcement Unit

Inspectors
Job Title
State of California Badge ID
Trevor O’ShaughnessyManager164
Eric Yee
Supervisor
627
Brett Johnson
Staff
626
Max Claret
Staff
631
Kris RogersStaff711
James FinchStaff642

For information about CalRecycle’s pharmaceutical and sharps compliance and enforcement oversight contact PharmaSharpsEnforcement@calrecycle.ca.gov. To learn more about California’s pharmaceutical and sharps law, go to the Pharmaceutical and Sharps Waste Stewardship Homepage.

For more information contact: Pharmaceutical and Sharps Unit, PharmaSharps@calrecycle.ca.gov