Due to the pandemic, disposal sites may be temporarily closed or altered their hours. We recommend calling or visiting the program website.
Notes: Drop-off Location: Pharmacy, Monday-Friday, 9am-7pm, Saturday, 9am-6pm, Sunday, 10am-6pm.
Effective August 26, 2010, all retailers, medical offices, hospitals and veterinarian clinics, and other providers that dispense sharps to the general public in the City of Sacramento must provide a sharps collection and disposal program at their locations at no additional cost to the general public. Chapter 8.128 of the Sacramento City Code provides more information regarding home-generated sharps waste management.
It is against the law in the state of California to dispose of sharps in the household trash.