Improperly packaged needles and bulk medical waste
Latex paint (once dried, latex paint is not considered hazardous and can be disposed of in your bagged and tied trash)
To properly dispose of insulin syringes and lancets:
Always place used needles in a safe container.
Buy a sharps container at the pharmacy or place needles in a hard plastic bottle (bleach, 2-Liter Pop) with screw top. ◦Seal the cap tightly using duct tape. Label the bottle "Danger. Needles Inside." Place the bottle in a tied trash bag and put it in a trash can.
Safe Disposal of illegal needles:
Use an outdoor needle drop box.
Equitas Health (Short North)
1033 N. High St
Tuesdays: 3:00pm – 5:30pm
Saturdays: 8:30am – 12:30pm
Southeast, Inc. (Franklin Station)
524 W. Broad St, Suite B
Fridays: 8:30am – 12:30pm
24-hour Syringe Disposal Box
Located at the Franklin County Job and Family Services, East Opportunity Center
1055 Mount Vernon Avenue Columbus, Ohio 43203
Disposal Hours: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Return used needles and get new ones at a needlesafe disposal exchange program.