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Frequently Asked Questions Trash/Recycle

Medical Needles, Syringes, Sharps, Etc.

Place sharp household objects in a rigid, strong plastic or metal container with a screw-on

or tightly secured cap, such as a laundry detergent bottle, or use a purchased Sharps container. 

Reinforce the cap with heavy-duty tape.  Mark clearly and noticeably on the outside of the

container “Do Not Recycle” and “Household Sharps”.  Sharps include: medical needles,

knitting needles and knives, among other items.

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