Every town on Cape Cod offers a FREE sharps disposal drop-off site. New containers can also be picked up at these sites. Download our Guide to Safe Disposal of Sharps and info on drop-off sites.

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Sharps Brochure







Barnstable County collects used sharps from residents through approved municipal departments. The Massachusetts State Legislature has mandated that used Sharps be collected by every town in the Commonwealth by July 1, 2012.

Useful Links

A-Z Subject list from the EPA
Consumer Reports: Greener Choices
Energy Efficiency Information
EPA / Mercury Information
Health & Safety Information on Household Products
The EPA website on Wastes
Cape Cod Commission
Elder Services
Resource Development Office