The Monroe County Municipal Waste Management Authority

Phone: 570.643.6100

Email: support@thewasteauthority.com

I am a diabetic and have syringes to dispose of. How can I safely dispose of these and any of my old medications?

Look for pharmaceutical drop off events held in the county periodically.  If you miss one, take your needles and/or old medications and drop them into a laundry container.  Seal the lid with duct tape, wrap in 2 plastic bags and dispose into the regular trash.  

click on the link to view the EPA's recommendation on proper disposal 

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