SHARPS Disposal

SHARPS Collection Program

Effective July 1, 2012, Massachusetts state law bans the disposal of needles, syringes, and lancets in household trash.

Ayer Board of Health, in conjunction with the Nashoba Associated Boards of Health (NABH), has established the following program for disposal of medical SHARPS such as needles, syringes, and lancets:

SHARPS can only be accepted in approved containers.

SHARPS containers may be purchased at the NABH office for $5.00 (5-quart) and $10.00 (10-quart), with check made payable to Nashoba Associated Boards of Health.

Full SHARPS containers can be brought to the NABH office for disposal.

Nashoba Associated Boards of Health
30 Central Avenue
Ayer, MA  01432
978-772-3335
Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.