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Needle Drop Boxes and Take it Back! pharmacies

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Needle Drop Boxes and Take it Back! pharmacies

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Locations across the City of Ottawa where used needles, syringes, crack pipes (glass stems) and other sharps can be returned and disposed of. Please note sharps waste from private medical practices (physicians’ offices/clinics, hospitals) will not be accepted.

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\u2022 For health and safety reasons, sharps cannot be put in the garbage or recycling, or flushed down the toilet (By-law 2009-396, Schedule \u201cJ\u201d) \u2022 Residents should place their sharps in a proper biohazard/sharps container, or a non-breakable puncture proof container with a lid, and return to one of the Needle Drop Boxes or Take it Back Pharmacy locations listed below \u2022 Needle Drop Boxes cannot accept sharps containers larger than a two litre pop bottle (measurements 15\u201d by 4 \u00bd \u201c). Larger amounts of needles can be dropped off at Ottawa Public Health Offices located at 100 Constellation Crescent or 179 Clarence Street from Monday-Friday from 8:30am - 4:30pm. \u2022 Some Take it Back! pharmacies may have provisions regarding sharps being returned to their store. Please call ahead to find out.

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Take it Back! pharmacies
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Author Natalie Bedard
Author Email Natalie Bedard
Maintainer Environment and Health Protection Branch, Ottawa Public Health
Maintainer Email Environment and Health Protection Branch, Ottawa Public Health

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