Community kiosk drop-off sites allow residents to bring expired or Unwanted Medicines and Sharps to a convenient location for proper disposal.
ACCEPTED: MEDICATIONS IN ANY DOSAGE FORM, EXCEPT FOR THOSE LISTED BELOW, IN THEIR ORIGINAL CONTAINER OR SEALED BAG.**If transferring medications to a sealed bag, please be sure to recycle all remaining packaging.
NOT ACCEPTED: HERBAL REMEDIES, VITAMINS, SUPPLEMENTS, COSMETICS, OTHER PERSONAL CARE PRODUCTS, MEDICAL DEVICES, BATTERIES, MERCURY-CONTAINING THERMOMETERS, SHARPS, AND ILLICIT DRUGS.**
**Please dispose of any items on the NOT ACCEPTED list at your local Hazardous Waste Facility. Call 1 (800) 606-6606 or visit Household-HazWaste.org for details.
ACCEPTED: SHARPS (SUCH AS HYPODERMIC NEEDLES, PEN NEEDLES, PRE-LOADED SHARPS, AUTO-INJECTORS, INTRAVENOUS NEEDLES, LANCETS AND OTHER DEVICES USED TO PENETRATE THE SKIN FOR DRAWING BLOOD, OR FOR THE DELIVERY OF MEDICATIONS) CONTAINED IN U.S. FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION-CLEARED SHARPS CONTAINERS. ***
NOT ACCEPTED: CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES, UNWANTED MEDICINE NOT CONTAINED IN SHARPS, AND LOOSE SHARPS THAT ARE NOT CONTAINED IN U.S. FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION-CLEARED SHARPS CONTAINERS.
***Approved sharps containers should be made of heavy-duty plastic; able to close with a tight-fitting, puncture resistant lid, without sharps being able to come out; upright and stable during use; leak-resistant; and properly labeled as “sharps waste” or with the biohazard symbol and the word “BIOHAZARD” to warn of hazardous materials inside the container.
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