Sharps Collection Program Begins

Sharps Collection Program Begins

Office of Community Development

Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021, Albion, MI (AMN) – Sharps Collection Program Begins. The Calhoun County Solid Waste Program has recently installed sharps disposal drop-boxes to the Albion City Hall, the Regional Law Enforcement Center in Marshall, and the Toeller Building in Battle Creek.

Locations: Albion City Hall 112 W. Cass St.Albion, MI 49224

Marshall Regional Law Enforcement Center714 Old 27Marshall, MI 49068
Toeller Building190 E. Michigan Ave.Battle Creek, MI 49014

These drop-boxes, funded through a FireKeepers Local Revenue Sharing Board 2019 Tier IV grant, will increase sharps disposal access for Calhoun County residents by providing year-round collection of sharps. The drop-boxes are residential use only and require the sharps to be placed in a shatterproof container such as a small sharps collection container or a rigid plastic container with a tight lid. Containers will need to fit the opening provided through the drop-box lid. Disposal of loose sharps is not allowed. Items accepted in drop-box:

  • Needles
  • Syringes
  • Lancets
  • Auto Injectors

Items not accepted in drop-box:

  • Loose sharps
  • Medications
  • Business Waste
  • Garbage

This information can also be found on the Calhoun County Recycling and Solid Waste website. For information, contact Sarah Kelly, Program Coordinator269-969-6395www.calhouncountyrecycling.comCalhoun County Recycling on Facebook