Needles and Sharps Disposal

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UnderTheSink is the household hazardous waste facility for Douglas and Sarpy Counties.  It is owned and operated by the City of Omaha, for the benefit of the two counties.

UnderTheSink accepts and properly disposes of household hazardous wastes.  Learn more at, or read this information provided by UnderTheSink when you click here.

 What Items Do They Accept?

Acceptable materials include diabetic syringes and lancets.  They must be prepared property by placing in a plastic bottle with a lid on. UnderTheSink also accepts nearly all unwanted household chemicals.  Things like paint, pool chemicals, cleaners, home maintenance products, car maintenance products, lawn and garden chemicals, rechargeable batteries, and sharps. This is not a complete list.  For a longer list of examples visit UnderTheSink by clicking here.

UnderTheSink does not accept ammunition, flares, alkaline batteries, hearing aid batteries, fireworks, asbestos, medications, smoke detectors, tires, or radioactive materials.  This is not a complete list.

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