Ellis County Health Department will accept used and unused needles/"sharps" from individuals and businesses, as long as they are in the proper type of containers, such as:
- Designated Hazard bins
- Plastic milk bottles with screw top lid
- Plastic laundry detergent bottles with screw top lid
- Coffee container if lid is taped down
- Any other hard plastic bottle as long as the lid is taped down or screwed on.
*Businesses will be charged $2.00 per pound.
**We WILL NOT accept bottles with TAPE as a lid**
*We CANNOT accept medications*
Please take these to Walgreens or the Sheriff's Office.