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What makes this Trash?

Needles and medical waste includes syringes, lancets, and soiled bandages. These are considered trash. See below for safe handling guidance.

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How Can I get Rid of It?

What you need to know:

  • Needles, syringes, and soiled bandages may be disposed as trash.
  • Visit the VT Department of Health Safe Needle Disposal page for important information and options.

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  • All of these items are banned from the landfill and must not be placed in the trash.

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Did You Know?

We grind clean wood for composting.

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Good for all creatures big and small.

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Proper waste disposal helps our environment.

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Learn more about how you can work with CSWD to properly dispose of waste in your home, office, or community.