Safe Needle Disposal
It's important to dispose of used needles in a safe manner. Contact the facilities below for more details about their services.
Delta Hazardous Waste Facility
2500 Pittsburg-Antioch Highway, Antioch, CA
East County residents may call to request a free BD Home Sharps container by mail. The container holds 70-100 insulin syringes or 300 pen needles. When the container is full, simply return to the facility and receive another.
West County Hazardous Waste Disposal
101 Pittsburg Ave., Richmond, CA
Will accept household sharps waste and issue sharps containers for West Contra Costa residents.
For all Contra Costa Residents
Sutter Regional Medical Foundation Laboratory
4053 Lone Tree Way, Antioch, CA 94509
Search for local medical and sharps waste disposal sites
- Safe Community Needle Disposal - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- Medical Waste Disposal FAQ