Sharps are needles, syringes, lancets, blood test strips, EpiPens, and intravenous tubing with needles attached (used or unused).

These cannot go in the garbage or recycling. Follow the safe disposal instructions below.

  • Put sharps into a laundry detergent bottle, bleach bottle, 2-liter soda bottle, or FDA-Cleared sharps container.
  • When container is ¾ full, secure lid or cap. Label container “SHARPS – BIOHAZARD.”
  • Take to Bainbridge Disposal Transfer Station and tell the site attendant you have sharps before removing them from vehicle. Disposal is free.

Last updated 5/21/20