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Sharps Disposal Service

It is vital that all medical waste is discarded in a correct and safe manner. This will prevent any injury towards you, and also to other members of the community.

Needles and syringes are to be put into approved sharps containers only and not into general waste bins. You can collect free sharps containers from the Glenelg Shire Council Offices, or alternatively, you can use one of the sharps containers at the following locations:

Site Address Town
Bridgewater Bay Public Toilets Cape Bridgewater Rd Cape Bridgewater
Casterton Public Toilets Clarke St Casterton
Casterton Visitor Information Centre Racecourse Rd Casterton
Casterton Public Amenities Henty St Casterton
Island Park Band Toilets Carmichael Drive Casterton
Football Toilets Island Park Carmichael Drive Casterton
Island Park Tennis Toilets Carmichael Drive Casterton
Apex Park Public Toilets Cameron St Heywood
Heywood Public Convenience Scott St Heywood
Recreational Reserve Princes Hwy Heywood
Merino Public Toilet Block High St Merino
Merino Park Tennis Toilet Block Portland-Casterton Rd Merino
Merino Football Park Combined Toilet Blocks Portland-Casterton Rd Merino
Old Bridge Rd Toilets Old Bridge Rd Nelson
Leake St Toilets Leake St Nelson
Kellett St Amenities Block Kellett St Nelson
Ploughed Fields Public Toilets Bentinck St Portland
Henty Beach Changeroom Lee Breakwater Rd Portland
Soccer Field Public Toilets Glenelg St Portland
Yacht Club Toilets Lee Breakwater Rd Portland
Bentinck St Toilet Block Bentinck St Portland
Public Amenities Henty St Portland
Hanlon Park Public Toilet Blocks Henty St Portland
Lions Fuana Park Bridgewater Rd Portland
Flinders Park Public Toilets Hanlon Parade Portland
Henty Park Amenities Block 1-3 Bentinck St Portland
Glenelg Shire Offices Cliff St Portland
Botanical Gardens Glenelg St Portland
Nunn's Beach Public Toilet Block Lee Breakwater Rd Portland

If you find a needle and decide to remove it yourself, please follow the steps in the Department of Health's brochure very carefully.

Sharps Containers for Businesses

If you are a business looking appropriate medical waste disposal units, please contact either:

Sweeney Todd Medical Waste Specialists
ph: (03) 5275 7277

or

Truscott Trading Pty Ltd
ph: (03) 9466 9766

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