Do not place sharps in the garbage or recycling.
Florida Health Palm Beach County
has a Sharps Depository program specifically for home users. For information and drop-off locations, call the Florida Health Palm Beach County
's Biomedical Waste Section at 561-837-5900.
Current Florida Health Palm Beach County
sharps exchange locations:
|Jupiter Auxiliary Health Center
||6405 Indiantown Road in Jupiter
|West Palm Beach Health Center
||1150 45th St. in West Palm Beach
|C.L. Brumback Health Center
||38754 State Road 80 in Belle Glade
|Lantana / Lake Worth Health Center
||1250 Southwinds Drive in Lantana
|Delray Beach Health Center
||225 S. Congress Ave. in Delray Beach
For more information on sharps disposal, please view the United States Environmental Protection Agency and Florida Health Palm Beach County
publications on the right hand side of this page.
Some pharmacies also have mail-back programs available.
Disposal of commercially generated medical waste, such as from doctors, dentists, veterinarians offices
, and other medical facilities and labs is regulated by State and local ordinance. Contact Florida Health Palm Beach County
for a list of licensed medical waste transporters and waste treatment facilities.