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Syringe Disposal

Posted 3/10/2021 (updated 4/5/2024)

There are safe ways to dispose of syringes you find on the ground. Sharing injection drug equipment can transmit infections, but there is little risk to someone who is accidentally poked or scratched by a discarded syringe.

Below you'll find information on how to pick them up, where to drop them off, and ways to get involved in cleaning up your neighborhood.