Medical Sharps


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Medical sharps include needles, scalpels and other types of sharp medical waste and should be collected for disposal in a puncture-proof container. Contact your local pharmacy to inquire about obtaining a sharps collection container and return to the pharmacy when full.

Commercial entities may hire a hazardous waste hauler to collect and properly dispose of medical sharps. Sharps collection containers can be obtained through waste haulers or sanitary supply companies.

Yellow Pages Listing – Pharmacies

Many pharmacies throughout the province provide puncture-proof sharps collection containers to their customers and take them back when full. Many pharmacies also collected expired medications. Call your local pharmacy to inquire about these services.

Location: Services throughout the province.
Phone: View a listing of Pharmacies in the Yellow Pages.