Sharps Disposal Information

Drop-off Locations

Questions Please visit the website or call:

Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH)
617-624-6000, TTY: 617-624-6001

Effective July 1st, 2012: A statewide ban on the disposal of needles, syringes and lances (referred to collectively as "sharps") in household trash took effect. Through ammendments to the medical waste regulations [105 CMR 480.00 minimum requirements for the management of medical or biological waste (state sanitary code chapter VIII)]

Syringe/Needle Disposal Location

  • Auburn CVS Pharmacy
    676 Southbridge Street
    Auburn, MA 01501
    508-832-7703
  • Town of Sutton Board of Health
    4 Uxbridge Road
    Sutton, MA 01590
    508-865-8724
  • North Bookfield Transfer Station
    East Brookfield Road
    North Brookfield, MA 01535
    508-867-6769 x307
  • Webster Health Department
    350 Main Street
    Webster, MA 01570
    508-949-3800 x 4002
  • Grafton Health Department
    30 Providence Road
    Grafton, MA 01519
    508-839-5335 x128
  • Worcester AIDS Project
    85 Green Street
    Worcester, MA 01604
    508-755-3773
  • Leicester Recycling Center
    233 Mainville Street
    Leicester, MA 01524
    508-873-2363
  • Edward M Kennedy Community Health Center
    19 Tacoma Street
    Worcester, MA 01605
    508-852-1805
  • Southbridge Harrington Hospital
    164 South Street
    Southbridge, MA 01550
    508-764-4252
  • Edward M Kennedy Community Health Center
    631 Lincoln Street
    Worcester, MA 01615
    508-854-3260
  • Town of Spencer Board of Health
    157 Main Street
    Spencer, MA 01562
    508-885-7500 x180
  • Family Health Center
    26 Queen Street
    Worcester, MA 01603
    508-860-7750
  • Worcester Senior Center
    128 Providence Street
    Worcester, MA 01604
    508-799-1232