Recycling & Waste



Do not put EpiPens in the trash or recycling.

Do not flush EpiPens down the toilet or drain.


Used/Empty EpiPens

Bring used/empty EpiPens to the household hazardous waste collection sites for free where they are accepted as needles.

  • Visit the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency's website for more details regarding needle/syringe disposal.

Unused/Expired EpiPens

Bring unused/expired EpiPens to the medicine collections sites for free. This is because they still contain medication. Refer to the medicine collection page for more disposal options.

You can also contact the disposal company below. Call to verify items accepted and fees.

Disposal Companies

Sharps Compliance, Inc.
9220 Kirby Dr., Suite 500
Houston, Texas, 77054