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Proper Needle Disposal

What to Do with Used Sharps in Ohio

Put used sharps in a strong, plastic container

Put used sharps in a strong, plastic container

Have a needle clipper? When the needle clipper is full, it can be disposed of according to your state or local regulations. More information can be found here.

Put the plastic container in the household trash – don’t recycle!

container in the household trash

If a trash collector is reluctant to collect a red sharps container, refer them to your state waste agency.

Sharps should never be thrown loosely into the trash or toilet.

Sharps that retract after use, or are very small, should be disposed of like all other sharps.

Contact

Office Location
Environmental Health Division
92 E. Perry Street
Tiffin, OH 44883

Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Phone
(419) 447-3691 ext. 6321