Needles & Syringes


Transfer Stations in Pierce County

List of Locations


Residential needle disposal. Follow instructions below for proper disposal.

Never put needles in your recycling cart!

It is a serious safety hazard for employees.

To dispose of needles properly:
  1. Put used needles in a plastic bottle
  2. Seal the lid with tape
  3. Label the container "BIOHAZARD"
  4. Dispose of at a transfer station or in your garbage can
More information:

Commercial Infectious Waste

The Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department hazardous waste line answers questions about handling commercial hazardous and infectious waste.

Hazardous Waste Line - (800) 287-6429