Please NO SHARPS in Your Carts

Please DO NOT dispose of needles, syringes, or lancets in garbage, recycling, or compost bins. They are extremely dangerous to sanitation workers and must be disposed of properly. DOWNLOAD THE PDF.

HOW TO SAFELY DISPOSE OF SHARPS

  1. MAIL BACK
    Many companies offer FDA approved sharps mail-back programs. See the full list at: www.recyclenow.org/toxics/syringes.asp
  2. DROP-OFF* syringes, needles, and lancets at:
    Sonoma County’s Household Toxics Facility
    500 Meecham Road, Petaluma (Building 5)
    Thursday – Saturday 7:30am – 2:30pm
    707-795-2025
  3. UTILIZE* the Sonoma County Waste Management Agency’s Hazardous Waste Programs:

Community Toxics Collection Events
By appointment only (free)

Toxics Rover Pick-up Service
By appointment only (fee applies)

For appointments call 707-795-2025 or email toxicsdisposal@cleanharbors.com.

More information can be found at www.recyclenow.org/toxics.asp.

*Needles MUST be in an FDA approved sharps container to use any of these programs.