Please note that the City or Boca Raton Fire Rescue Service Department can no longer accept any type of medical waste for disposal.

Needles and syringes, often referred to as Sharps, cannot be placed in the garbage recycling containers, or down the toilet.

The Palm Beach County Health Department has a Sharps Depository program specifically for home users. For information and drop-off locations, call the Health Department's Biomedical Waste Section at 561-355-3023.

South County residents can now drop off their home medical waste at:
Delray Beach Health Center
225 S. Congress Avenue, Delray Beach
561-274-3100


For information on Household Hazardous Waste please visit The Solid Waste Authority web site which outlines their program or call Solid Waste Authority at 561-355-3023.