Disposal of Home-Generated Sharps
Please dispose of sharps safely. Don't place them in the trash.
Sharps are needles, lancets, catheters, scalpels, dental tools and any other device that pierces the skin of people and animals. Sharps are banned from municipal solid waste streams because of the risk they pose to solid waste collection workers and the public. Safe disposal is easy and free.
- Butte County
- California Department of Public Health - Home Generated Medical Waste Web page
- RecycleButte.net: Your Butte County Guide to Recycling: www.recyclebutte.net
- CalRecycle: http://www.calrecycle.ca.gov/