The Northampton Department of Health & Human Services accepts sharps in sealed rigid plastic containers. Sharps include needles, syringes, lancets, and auto-injectors such as EpiPens (used or unused).
Monday - Friday from 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
There is a disposal charge (depending on size) per container unless a Department of Health & Human Services prepaid container is used.
Prepaid containers are available for sale at the Health & Human Services window. The container purchase price includes the disposal charge, so if you are returning a container purchased from us, there will be no charge.
$5.00 - Small Container
$8.00 - Medium Container
$10.00 - Large Container
$12.00 - X-Large Container
Please call (413) 587-1214 with any questions about this program.
Proper Use and Disposal of Needles and Syringes