Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Question:
How do I properly dispose of home-generated sharps waste, such as medical needles, syringes, lancets and test strips?



ANSWER:
To properly manage your home-generated sharps waste, please visit the Program website provided below. The County has designated distribution sites for residents to obtain free sharps containers for the proper collection of the sharps waste. The County has also designated collection sites were residents can properly dispose of the sharps waste for free.

You may also inquire with your city's public works department, local pharmacy, or your doctor about the availability of alternative disposal methods.



Links:
  Home-Generated Sharps Waste Management Program
Proper disposal of home-generated sharps, lancets, needles, sharps containers,