Home Generated Sharps Disposal Program

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The City of Redlands is proud to be one of only a few cities in California who offer a program to help residents responsibly dispose of needles, syringes, lancets and other sharp objects used in the personal administration of prescription medications at home.

HOW IT WORKS

Free sharps containers are available to City of Redlands residents ONLY (Proof of residency is required).

When the container is approximately ¾ full, simply take it to Redlands Fire Station #1, You will be given an empty container in return.

HOURS: from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.

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.
KEEP ALL SHARPS AND DISPOSAL CONTAINERS OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN