Disposal of Medicine & Needles

Ways to properly dispose of medications


• Use a Pharmacy disposal service
• Contact Police Department for drop off locations

DO NOT flush medications down toilets or drains
DO NOT throw out medications in the rubbish

Needles and Syringes


 Place used needles and syringes in a container with a sealable lid, such as:
• Sharps container
• Laundry bottle
• Coffee tin
 Seal the lid with tape and label the container “sharps”
 Place container in regular trash
 DO NOT place with recyclables

Please contact the Solid Waste Manager at the Service Department 440-248-5834, if you have questions about proper disposal of medications and needles.