Needles, syringes and medicines

Sharps

Dispose of needles and syringes for free at these selected local pharmacies:

Pharmacy Address Map
Village Pharmacy 21 Lindfield Avenue, Lindfield Village Pharmacy map
Lindfield Pharmacy 316 Pacific Highway, Lindfield Lindfield Pharmacy map
Blooms The Chemist Gordon          765 Pacific Highway, Gordon Blooms The Chemist Gordon map
Carter's Pharmacy 351 Mona Vale Road, St Ives Carters Pharmacy map
Price's Pharmacy 2 Philip Mall, West Pymble Price's Pharmacy map
East Wahroonga Community Pharmacy 6/46-48 Hampden Avenue, Wahroonga East Wahroonga Community Pharmacy map 
 Ward's Pharmacy              5/176 Fox Valley Road, Wahroonga Wards Pharmacy map

Sharps will only be accepted for pharmacy disposal in sharps containers or screw top puncture-proof containers secured with a lid.

Public hospitals also provide bins for the safe disposal of community sharps. For more info contact Hornsby Hospital on 9477 9123 or Royal North Shore Hospital on 9926 7111.

If you discover a need in a public place call the Needle Cleanup Hotline on 1800 633 353.

Medicines

Drop off old medicines at your local pharmacy through the Return Unwanted Medicines program.