2023 Sharps Disposal

Please note that there is currently only ONE sharps collection date scheduled for 2023 in Foxborough.  This collection will be held on Friday, March 31, 2023 from 4pm-6pm.  The collection will take place inside the Foxborough Public Safety Building's McGinty Room, 8 Chestnut Street, Foxborough, MA.  Check out our March 31st sharps flyer.   More dates will be added once they are confirmed.  Any future dates will be posted here and on the Health Department calendar.

If you need to remove sharps from your home, please check out the State's disposal list to find a location near you.  Please note however, residency restrictions may apply at locations outside of Foxborough. 

Update (February 2023):  The Foxborough Health Department is in the process of exploring opportunities to provide a permanent, year-round sharps disposal option for Foxborough residents.  If/When this permanent option is available, we will provide all the pertinent information here on this page.  We appreciate your patience as we work towards finding the best solution for our Residents. 

ADDITIONAL COLLECTION(S):  The Foxborough Health Department typically collects sharps in conjunction with the Drug Enforcement Administration's National Drug Take Back Day.  This National Drug Take Back Day generally occurs the last Saturday in April and October.  Check back as the dates get closer for more information.  For any questions, please call the Foxborough Health Department at 508-543-1207.

Additional Resources

Sharps Disposal - FAQ'sSafe Needle Disposal (On the National Level)