Hazardous Waste (Needles) Disposal Solutions For Tattoo Parlors & Piercing Shops

(For a printable PDF of MERI’s Tattoo Shop flyer, click here.)

MERI has been providing cost effective and dependable medical, infectious and hazardous waste solutions since 1985.

MERI is a fully licensed and insured medical waste transport,treatment and disposal company servicing Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois and Minnesota.

Providing Tattoo Parlors & Piercing Shops The Service and Flexibility Needed To Stay Compliant and Save Money With Either a Mailback Program or Pick-up Service

piercing_websiteMERI helps protect both employees and the environment by ensuring that tattoo and piercing shops are in compliance with federal, state and local regulations regarding the safe removal of hazardous waste (needles, bloody gauze) – without hidden fees or monthly minimums – saving customers 20-50% or more!

Swift. Safe. Sustainable.

We help ensure your regulated hazardous waste stream follows all local, state and federal guidelines regarding proper transportation and destruction.

  • Sustainable electronic manifest system for easy record keeping and proof of destruction.

Read more about how easily it is for tattoo parlors to dispose of hazardous waste using MERI’s Medical Waste Mail Back service (MWRS).

“MERI makes dealing with regulated waste hassle free so we can concentrate on our art. Their electronic manifests provide all the proof of compliance that we need, and their mailback kits save us time and money.” 

      – Chris Theis, Eldritch Brothers Tattoo & Piercing

MERI Can Help You Stay Compliant with EPA, OSHA and DOT Regulations, and Save Money With Our Mailback kits and/or Pick-up Services!


Give us a call at 608.257.7652, or order your mailback kit online by clicking here.

Your Flexible, One Source Solution.

MERI offers a variety of waste container types and sizes to meet your specific tattoo shop requirements.

  • Infectious waste (including sharps/needles, gloves, bloody gauze).
  • Hazardous materials (expired sanitizers).
  • Universal waste (fluorescent bulbs, batteries and more).

No hidden fees!   No monthly minimums!

Pay only when you need us!

Multiple contracts and additional fees can quickly inflate a tattoo shop’s disposal costs.

To find out if you’re paying too much, call MERI today at 608.257.7652.

For a FREE copy of MERI’s infectious waste guide, click here

NOTE: Photos of tattoos and piercing courtesy of Eldritch Brothers Tattoo & Brothers Tattoo & Piercing, Madison, WI