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Sault Ste Marie (City of). Public Works and Engineering Services
Needle and Sharps Disposal

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Description
  • Removes needles, sharps, and broken glass from city and public property
  • Provides needle disposal containers at local pharmacies for individuals to purchase so they can safely remove needles from their own property

Note:
  • Individuals can call to report needles and syringes that need to be collected from public property
  • Individuals can drop off discarded needles at the Household Special Waste Facility
Comments
If a needle or sharp is found on private property, wear gloves and use tongs to pick up the item. Items should be placed in a hard container such as a coffee can and can be dropped off at the following locations:
  • Household Special Waste Facility (May-Oct) 402 Fifth Line East
  • Needle drop off box Behind the Neighbourhood Resource Centre Sault Ste. Marie 138 Gore Street
  • Needle drop off box Located in the walking path beside the John Howard Society 27 King Street
Eligibility
For pick up of needles and sharps they must be on public property
Application Process
Call the office for pick-up
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On April 12, 2019

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