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Syringes / "sharps"

Name/Address/Hours Comments
Larimer County Household Hazardous Waste Facility
5887 S. Taft Hill Road, Fort Collins
Phone: (970) 498-5770


http://www.larimer.org/solidwaste/haz.htm

On the same property as the Larimer County Landfill, located south of Fort Collins on Taft Hill Rd. (about two miles south of Harmony Rd.).  Please refer to the Larimer County Solid Waste website for hours.

Also at the landfill are an e-waste recycling facility, and a recycling facility similar to the City's drop-off recycling site.

Think Green From Home

Phone: 866-699-6466


http://www.thinkgreenfromhome.com

Waste Management's Think Green From Home program provides convenient options for residents to properly recycle CFL, batteries and electronics from home. Accepts all batteries that are 9-volts or less, does not accept lithium, lithium-ion and lead-acid. Users of this program pay small processing and shipping fees. Go online to order a recycling kit.

General Information

Residents who require self-medicating injections are urged to avoid landfilling used syringes or "sharps" to reduce potential hazards to refuse collection and landfill employees and reduce potential environmental hazards.