Due to the pandemic, disposal sites may be temporarily closed or altered their hours. We recommend calling or visiting the program website.
Notes: Collection event will be held on 6/5/22 from 10am-4pm at Columbia University Teacher's College, W 120th St between Broadway and Amsterdam Ave. Cars approach from Seminary Row down Amsterdam Ave. Walk-in area available for residents taking public transportation.
Registration is required: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/manhattan-safe-disposal-event-registration-262492440957
We hold two events per borough each year. Check our events calendar or follow @nyczerowaste on social media for updates.
Needles, syringes, etc. must be clearly labeled "SHARPS" and packaged in a sharps container or other leak-proof, puncture resistant container. Residents must provide proof of NYC residency, such as a NYS driver's license or utility bill.
If you are a community group and are collecting products on behalf of your elderly or disabled community members, please email email@example.com to reserve a drop-off time. Indicate in the subject line "SAFE Disposal Events-Community Drop-Off Request" and your organization name.