Home-Generated Sharps Waste Stewardship Budgets

Program operators must submit an initial stewardship program budget with the submission of a home-generated sharps waste stewardship plan and an annual program budget on or before March 31, 2022. Budgets submitted to CalRecycle will be posted on this web page.

Initial Stewardship Program Budget

With the submission of a stewardship plan, a program operator must submit an initial stewardship program budget for the first five calendar years of operation that includes total anticipated revenues, costs of implementing the stewardship program, and a total recommended funding level to operate the stewardship program over a multiyear period.

Initial stewardship program budgets were included in the stewardship plans that were submitted to CalRecycle. Visit the Sharps Waste Stewardship Plan webpage for more information.

Annual Program Budget

Annually, beginning on or before March 31, 2022, a program operator must submit a program budget that includes an independent financial audit funded by the covered entity or stewardship organization, anticipated costs of implementing the program for the upcoming calendar year, and the recommended funding level to implement the stewardship program over a multiyear period.

  • MED-Project Annual Program Budget for Home-Generated Sharps Waste (March 31, 2022)
  • UltiMed Annual Program Budget for Home-Generated Sharps Waste (March 31, 2022)
  • The Drug Takeback Solutions Foundation Annual Program Budget for Home-Generated Sharps Waste (March 31, 2022)

This page provides a brief overview and is not intended to provide a comprehensive list of legal requirements. Please refer to statute and regulations for a complete list of requirements. Users are encouraged to seek the assistance of legal counsel to comply with applicable state law based on their pertinent facts and circumstances.