Household Sharps Collection Program

The Household Used Sharps Collection Program is a voluntary program where individuals can dispose of used needles or sharps.  Used sharps must be disposed of properly, and should NEVER be thrown away with household garbage or placed in dumpsters. This program is for private individuals. Healthcare professionals and businesses are regulated by other agencies and are not eligible to participate.

The used needles or sharps must be in an approved container and disposed of properly.  Each the the Fort Myers Fire Department stations are a collection site.