Syringe Disposal

Never share needles. Prevent HIV and Hep C.

Find out where you can get rid of your syringes

At this time we are not able to pick up used/unused syringes but you can access this list of local sharps collection programs.

Tips to safely dispose of syringes

  • Get the proper equipment: (Rubber or leather gloves, tongs or pliers, and a puncture-resistant plastic container)
  • Do not touch the needle with your bare hands  
  • Use tongs or pliers to pick up the needle and transfer it to a container
  • Secure the lid on the container
  • Wash your hands and gloves
  • Return to a syringe exchange program or a 
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