This program is made possible with support from Nicollet County Environmental Services, Sibley County Public Health, and Tri-County Solid Waste
WHYis it important?
It is important to manage and dispose of needles, lancets, and syringes (sharps) safely to prevent injury and disease transmission from needle=-sticks. Never leave needles and syringes on streets, in parks, or anywhere else someone could get injured.
HOW do I dispose?
Collect needles/sharps in thick, hard-sided plastic container.
Examples of appropriate containers: Store-bought sharps disposal containers; Laundry
detergent bottle with screw-top; Milk jug with a screw-top; Coffee can with a screw-on lid.
COST to dispose? FREE
WHEN is available?
Monday through Friday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
WHERE do I take my container?
Sibley County Service Center
Public Health & Human Services entrance
111 8th Street, Gaylord, MN 55334
For more information, contact Public Health at 507-237-4000