Safe Sharps Disposal

Many people rely on using needles and syringes to treat health related conditions. There are a number of locations in Bathurst where these needles and syringes, otherwise known as sharps can be disposed of safely. 

Please do not dispose of sharps in your recycling or waste bins. Syringe needles, and other medical sharps that are disposed of in recycling and garbage bins pose a risk to Council staff at the Waste Management Centre and staff at recycling facilities. 

Sharps should always be:

Sharps should never be:

Please click on this link for more information about sharps collection facilities located in Bathurst. For further information about the location of sharps disposal bins in public places within the Bathurst Region please contact Council on (02) 6333 6290.