U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Coalition for Safe Community Needle Disposal

Organization URL(s)


Other Contact Information

2211 Rayford Road, Suite 111, #235
Spring, TX 77386
800-643-1643 (Voice - Toll-free)


The Coalition for Safe Community Needle Disposal was established in Houston in 2002 to assume a nationwide role in promoting the safe disposal of used sharps which includes, needles, lancets and syringes. This site provides a direct link to all states which describes the recommended needle disposal options for each state and links to any community disposal programs offered in the state. The site also provides an update of any new statistics and includes a discussion of and links to other disposal solutions.

Print Resources

The following publications are available for download: "What Do I Tell My Patients" resources for pharmacists, physicians, nurses, and health educators; EPA Self-Injecting Needle Disposal brochure.

Review Date

Wednesday, Oct 14, 2015