Sharps Disposal

 

Sharps, Syringes & Needles Disposal:

DO NOT throw sharps, syringes, or needles into the garbage. Also DO NOT “snip” the metal needle part off and try to recycle the plastic part; this is medical waste and must be treated as such.

Local Disposal
 
  • Recology Western Oregon, McMinnville: Please contact their main office at (503)472-3176 regarding a sharps container purchase/disposal.
    https://www.recology.com/recology-western-oregon/yamhill/hazardous-waste/
     
  • Waste Management Newberg Transfer Station: A sharps container can be purchased at the transfer station weigh station during their business hours; the price includes the disposal cost. Address: 2904 Wynooksi Rd, Newberg.
Other Options:
 

https://www.oregonmetro.gov/tools-living/garbage-and-recycling/garbage-recycling-hazardous-waste-disposal-oregon-city

 

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