Notes: Pharmacies in Chula Vista offer mail-back containers for used needles, lancets, or syringes at no cost. Simply pick up a container, place your sharps inside and use the included postage-paid box to mail it in. Program is limited to 3 containers per resident per year. You will need to present proof of residency to the pharmacy staff to receive your free mail-back container. Participating pharmacies include CVS, Costco, Ralph's, Rite Aid and Walgreens. For more information, contact the Environmental Services Section of the Chula Vista Public Works Department.
It is against the law in the state of California to dispose of sharps in the household trash.