Locations to dispose of sharps disposal containers
Below are locations in Lane County for disposing your sharps disposal containers year-round. Looking for locations outside Lane County, Oregon? Click here to search for where to safely dispose of sharps containers throughout the U.S.
HIV Alliance Main Office
1966 Garden Avenue
341 E 12th Avenue
Buckley Detox Center
605 W 4th Avenue
1820 Roosevelt Blvd
24 hours, 7 days a week
225 N 5th Street
10am-8pm, Mon-Tues and 10am-6pm, Wed-Sat
CVS, Rite Aid, and Walgreens
These stores sell Complete Needle Collection & Disposal Systems which include a
sharps container and packaging to mail a full container through USPS to a sharps disposal facility. The cost of shipping is not included.
Doctor’s Offices and Pharmacies
Ask you doctor or pharmacist if returning sharps disposal containers is accepted.
Local Waste Disposal & Recycling Sites
Waste disposal sites will also accepts sharps that are disposed in red laundry detergent containers when sharps containers are not available. For a list of waste disposal sites in Lane County and location hours, visit the Lane County website here.
If you find sharps on the ground
Do not try to pick them up yourself
Leave the sharp where you found it. Contact the HIV Alliance at 541.342.5088 and they will send staff who are trained in sharps pick-up and the steps needed to stay safe. For more information about what HIV Alliance and sharps pick-up, visit their website here.