Posts categorized under October 24, 2017 - At Your Service

Archives for October 24, 2017

“Sharps” program collected 32,012 needles in first 15 months

SEATTLE—In its first 15 months of operation, Seattle Public Utilities’ pioneering Sharps Collection Pilot Program has collected and safely disposed of 32,012 hypodermic syringes, improving both the safety and cleanliness of the city’s neighborhoods. Since February, people disposed of 26,647 syringes in nine SPU sharps disposal boxes around Seattle. Another… [ Keep reading ]