California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) 

Proper Disposal of Household Sharps

Date: November 18, 2008

To: All LEAs

Got Sharps?

As you know household generated sharps cannot go in the trash, so what resources are available to the public generating sharps? The California Integrated Waste Management Board (CIWMB) has materials on-line to help. Please feel free to inform your local government colleagues and facility operators of these following educational opportunities:

Another great way to stay informed about the latest developments in CIWMB’s efforts to promote safe disposal of sharps waste is to join the Sharps and Pharmaceuticals Listserv.

This all LEA email was sent on behalf of the Permitting and LEA Support Services Division of CIWMB.

Please note: Past emails and other correspondence are retained for historical purposes. Over time, some information and links on these pages may become dated and/or inaccurate.

Date Released: November 18, 2008
LEA Correspondence,
Melissa Hoover-Hartwick: (916) 341-6813