SHARPS Program


Home generated SHARPS waste includes needles, syringes, lancets, and other sharp objects used for home medical care.


  • Fontana Residents Only
  • Must bring copy of recent Burrtec Trash Bill to verify Residency. If resident does not have a Burrtec Trash Bill, they can still use the facility to drop off their HHW items. However, they will need to provide on-site staff with their name and address to verify residency.
  • Only Fontana City residents can obtain free SHARPS containers.
  • Fill your container to the marked fill limit line (usually three-quarters of the containers capacity.) Lock lid to seal the container in order to prevent spills and accidental sticks.
  • Return full containers to:

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Facility (HHW)
16454 Orange Way
Saturdays Only
8 a.m. - 12 noon
Closed on major holiday weekends or during extremely windy conditions
Phone: 909-350-6789 (recorded message)



Use only red medical Sharps container when bringing sharps to this facility any other container may cause injury and poses a potential health risk to family members, the public, and sanitation workers.

Do not throw SHARPS in the trash!.