New Sharps Collection Location

Sharps collection has moved to the Rumford Avenue Resource Recovery Center at 115 Rumford Ave. Newton residents may bring needles and lancets for safe disposal in the new sharps collection kiosks located at the Rumford Avenue facility. The sharps must be in a sturdy plastic container such as a red medical waste box or a laundry detergent bottle. Hours are Monday through Saturday, 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., excluding holidays. Sharps will no longer be accepted in the Health Department at City Hall.

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