Discarded needles and syringes

You can request the removal of discarded needles and syringes if they are located on a -

  • road
  • pavement
  • park
  • residential garden

Items found in an unsafe location require immediate removal and should be reported by telephoning 01482 300 300.

You should not move needles or syringes yourself and should keep children away from them.

What happens next

We locate the items and remove them within 24 hours.