Recycling & Waste

EpiPens

Definition

Do not throw EpiPens in the trash.

Do not flush EpiPens down the toilet or drain.

Disposal

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 one of the disposal companies below. Call to verify items accepted and fees.

Disposal Companies

MedPro Disposal
1548 Bond Street #106
Naperville, Illinois, 60563
Sharps Compliance, Inc.
9220 Kirby Dr., Suite 500
Houston, Texas, 77054