Welcome to RMA

The Resource Management Agency strives to ensure that its customer service standards are consistent with the Agency’s Mission Statement:

The mission of the Resource Management Agency, in cooperation with the public and our partner agencies, is to protect the consumer and community’s health, safety and environment by carrying out adopted laws and policies, and educating, assisting and empowering Ventura County residents and businesses to be good stewards of the land and our resources.

Values

In addition, RMA has identified those core values which will guide us in carrying out our mission. These values are directly related to our customer service and include:

  • Honesty, hard work and ethical behavior

  • Transparency and accountability

  • Equitable treatment and respect of all constituents

  • Excellence in service delivery

Home-generated medical waste includes home-generated pharmaceutical waste and home-generated sharps waste. Home-generated sharps waste includes hypodermic needles, pen needles, intravenous needles, lancets and other devices that are used to penetrate the skin for the delivery of medications derived from a household, including a multifamily residence or household. Home-generated sharps waste also includes sharps used to deliver medication to pets. The California Medical Waste Management Act prohibits the disposal of home-generated sharps into any container used for the collection of regular trash, recycling or green waste. sharps container

Please click the following links for information on how to properly and safely dispose of your home-generated sharps and pharmaceutical wastes:


Sharps Waste Drop-off Locations

Camarillo

Clean Harbors Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event
880 W. Verdulera St.
805-987-0717
2nd Friday and following Saturday of each Month (by appointment only).

Camarillo

Las Posas Family Medical Group
3801 Las Posas Rd. #214 Camarillo, CA. 93010
805-437-0900
Mon - Fri 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Fillmore

VC BH Fillmore ADP
828 W. Ventura St. #250
805-524-8644
Mon, Wed, Thurs, & Fri 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM ;  Tuesday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Please call for an appointment to drop off sharps waste.

Moorpark

Moorpark Family Care Clinic
612 W. Spring Rd., Suite A
805-523-5400
Mon & Tues 8:30 AM - 7:00 PM; Wed, Thurs, Fri 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Ojai

CMH- Ojai Valley Community Hospital
1306 Maricopa Highway
805-640-2279
7 days per week 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Oxnard

Las Islas Family Medical Group
2400 S. "C" Street
805-240-7000
M - F 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Oxnard

Las Islas Urgent Care
325 W. Channel Islands Blvd
805-240-9500
M - F 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM; Sat & Sun 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Oxnard

Magnolia Family Medical Center
2240 E. Gonzales Rd Suite 100, 110, 120; 2220 E. Gonzales Rd. Suite 120A, 120B
805-981-5151
M - F 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM - Call for more times

Oxnard

Temporarily Closed due to COVID-19 Pandemic. HIV/AIDS Program are Operating.
VC North Oxnard Public Health Center
2240 E. Gonzales Rd Suite 140
888-285-5012
M - F 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Closed 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM for lunch

Oxnard

Temporarily Closed due to COVID-19 Pandemic. HIV/AIDS Program are Operating.
VC Oxnard Public Health
2500 S. "C" St. Suite B1
805-981-5221 or 888-285-5012
M - F 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Port Hueneme

Port Hueneme Police Department
250 N. Ventura Rd.
805-986-6530
M - F 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM; Sharps and pharmaceutical drop off

Santa Paula

Santa Paula Clinic
1334 E. Main St.
805-933-1122
M-F 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM & Sat 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Santa Paula

VC Public Health Santa Paula HIV/ AIDS Program
620 W. Harvard Blvd
805-933-5505
Wednesdays 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Simi Valley

Sierra Vista Family Medical Clinic
1227 E. Los Angeles Ave.
805-582-4000
M - F 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Simi Valley

VC BH Simi Valley ADP
3150 E. Los Angeles Ave.
805-577-1724
M - F 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Please call for an appointment to drop off sharps waste.

Thousand Oaks

Conejo Valley Family Medical Group
125 W. Thousand Oaks Blvd., #300
805-418-9100
M - F 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Thousand Oaks

Los Robles Hospital
215 W. Janss Rd.
805-370-4407
Located in the blood draw lab

Thousand Oaks

VC BH Thousand Oaks ADP
125 W. Thousand Oaks Blvd., #400
805-777-3570
M - F 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Please call for an appointment to drop off sharps waste.

Ventura

West Ventura Medical Clinic
133 W. Santa Clara St.
805-641-5600
M - F 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Ventura

VC Health Care for the Homeless (VC Public Health)
3147 Loma Vista Rd.
805-652-6694
M - F 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Medical Waste Program Contacts

Program Specialist

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
805 477-7110

Supervisor                                                 

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.                                       
805 654 - 2435

Manager

Rick Bandelin
805 654-2815