Recycling & Waste



This includes needles, syringes, lancets and EpiPens.

Do not put needles or syringes in the trash or recycling.

Do not flush needles or syringes down the toilet or drain.

Medicine needle


Bring needles and syringes without medication in them to the household hazardous waste collection sites for free. Store them in a plastic container with a tight-fitting lid.

  • Visit the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency's website to learn more about proper needle/syringe disposal.

Bring needles and syringes with medication in them to the medicine collection sites for free.

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

Disposal Companies

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