State law (Section 118286 of the California Health and Safety Code) made it illegal to dispose of sharps waste such as hypodermic needles, lancets, and test strips in the trash or recycling containers and requires that all sharps waste be transported to a collection center in an approved sharps container or other secure containers. Laguna Niguel residents are able to drop off needles, lancets, and other home-generated sharps waste at:
The Druggist Pharmacy
24022 Aliso Creek Road, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677 | (949) 643-0740
There is no charge for doing so.
For everyone's safety, residents must place sharps waste in a rigid and puncture-resistant before leaving home. Loose materials cannot be accepted.