Infectious Waste

Hypodermic needles and syringes must be handled this way:

  1. Avoid recapping needles.
  2. Place used needle directly in a puncture resistant container, such as:
    1. A plastic detergent bottle;
    2. An empty bleach bottle;
    3. Any heavy duty plastic container;
    4. Tightly seal the container;
    5. Place in household trash.
  3. Never use a glass container for a needle disposal.