It is important to properly dispose of sharps. Sharps are needles, needles with syringes, needles with tubes, blades, razors, and Exactos. It doesn't matter if they are medically contaminated or not, they should be disposed of in a proper sharps container and not sent to a landfill.
Pick up your free sharps container at the KC Recycling Depot. Liquid bleach bottles (or other hard rigid plastic bottle) may also be used to collect sharps. Make sure the lid is in place and taped down. Properly mark your sharps container if unidentified. Bring your full container to the Depot during our open hours for disposal.
Other locations that collect Sharps in Kosciusko County:
Zale Drug in Warsaw
Pill Box in Warsaw
It is important to dispose of old unused pharmaceuticals safely. Do not flush any medications or drugs down any drain. Protect our waterways!
We do NOT collect medications anymore. Drop boxes have been placed around our county for collection of all pharmaceuticals and over the counters medicines, except liquid medications. Controlled substances may be placed inside the collection boxes.
Drop off locations:
Kosciusko County Sherriff's Department parking lot at 221 W. Main Street, Warsaw
Warsaw Police Department at 2191 E. Fort Wayne Street
Syracuse Police Department at the Syracuse Town Hall at 310 N. Huntington St.
Milford Police Department, 121 Old State Rd.
Pierceton Police Department, 207 N. 1st St.
Mentone Police Department, 201 W. Main St.
To dispose of liquid medicines, pour them in coffee grounds or kitty litter. Place in sealed bag and put in your trash.