Needles, Syringes or Lancets

California State law Section 118286 of the California Health and Safety Code makes it illegal to dispose of sharps waste in the trash or recycling containers, and requires that all sharps waste be transported to a collection center in an approved sharps container.


Home-Generated Sharps Waste:


  • Hypodermic needles,
  • Pen needles, intravenous needles,
  • Lancets,
  • Other devices that are used to penetrate the skin, for the delivery of medications


 Find your nearest sharps drop-off location here.

Sharps Disposal Bin: