Wisconsin law requires proper disposal of sharps, needles, syringes, syringes with medication, lancets, and unused epinephrine used at home for people or pets. Sharps must be collected in appropriate containers and taken to collection sites for safe disposal.
Where: The Franklin Health Department is a Sharps Collection Station for Franklin residents only.
Only Accepted Containers:
- Biohazard Containers/Red SHARPS containers are recommended to collect sharps. The Franklin Health Department sells Biohazard containers at cost as a service to the community.
- Thick-walled, plastic laundry detergent containers with a screw-top lid. These containers must have a biohazard label applied before use. Biohazard labels are available free for Franklin residents who use detergent containers to collect sharps.