Home Generated Sharps Disposal Program
City of Redlands residents who use hypodermic needles for any medical condition, including administering pet medications may drop off approved sharps containers (no juice bottles, coffee cans, etc.) at the Household Hazardous Waste site operated by San Bernardino County from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Saturdays at 500 Kansas St. in Redlands or Monday through Friday at the San Bernardino County Fire Department Household Hazardous Waste Division site at 2824 E. “W” St., Bldg. 302 at the San Bernardino International Airport in San Bernardino.
Call 1-800-645-9228 for the latest information on the proper disposal of home-generated sharps/needles.
SHARPS/NEEDLE SAFETY TIPS
- Put sharps into the proper disposal container immediately after use.
- Do not try to bend or break the needle or syringe.
- Do not put the cap back on the needle.
- Do not dispose of exposed sharps in your regular trash.