Disposing of sharps safely
Sharp and sharps containers cannot go into your household rubbish or recycling bins. Syringes and needles are considered biochemical waste, which cannot be disposed of in household bins under Local Law.
Sharpsafe collection and disposal centres
Sharpsafe collection and disposal centres are located at the following Bendigo Community Health offices:
- 165-171 Hargreaves Street, Bendigo
25 Helm Street, Kangaroo Flat
3 Seymoure Street, Eaglehawk
You can exchange sharps containers at Heathcote Hospital, 39 Hospital Street, Heathcote. Mon- Friday, 8.30am-4.30pm