Disposing of sharps safely

Needle disposal

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

Contact us

For more information please contact our office on 1300 002 642.

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