Sharps Disposal Program

Sharps/Needle Disposal

Sharps/Needle Disposal:

Residents are encouraged to dispose of their used syringes and needles in the Sharps Disposal Kiosk located at the Cohasset Town Hall located at 41 Highland Ave.

Residents are asked to collect their syringes and needles in hard plastic detergent or bleach bottles, no larger than 1 gallon size (with screw on tops) to deposit into the kiosk. Red biohazard sharps containers no larger than 1 gallon are also acceptable.

      Not Allowed in Kiosk

  • Medications or Pills of any kind
  • Clear Plastic Containers
  • Plastic Bags or Baggies
  • Plastic Water or Soda Bottles
     Medication Disposal
     Unwanted medications may be safely disposed of:

 Note: Do not dispose of unwanted medications down a drain or toilet.

Click here for more information about the Proper Use and Disposal of Needles and Syringes from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.

(Credit: FDA)

Sharps Container poster from  FDA (JPG)