Community Sharps

Safe Sharps Disposal Locations

Community Sharps Disposal bins are located throughout our region for your convenience.  This project aims to assist sharps users in finding the most convenient location to dispose of their sharps safely.

SHARPS BIN LOCATION OPENING HOURS BIN SIZE (L)
K-Mart Plaza Car Park - Dangar & Beardy St, Armidale 24 hours 240
Armidale Waste Management Facility - Long Swamp Rd, Armidale Mon-Fri 7:30am-5:00pm. Sat, Sun and Public Holidays 12noon-5:00pm. 240
Armidale Tourist Information Centre (Toilets) - Marsh St, Armidale Daylight hours 3.4
Mother of Ducks Lagoon (Toilets) - McKie Dr, Guyra Daylight hours 3.4
Post Office Park (Toilets) - 145 Bradley St, Guyra Daylight hours 3.4
Rotary Park (Toilets) - New England Highway (aka Malpas St) , Guyra Daylight hours 3.4
Lions Park (Toilets) - New England Highway & Falconer St, Guyra Daylight hours 3.4
Courthouse (Toilets) - Moore St, Armidale Daylight hours 3.4
Curtis Park (Toilets) - North, Faulkner St, Armidale Daylight hours 3.4
Curtis Park (Toilets) - South, Faulkner St, Armidale Daylight hours 3.4
Central Park (Toilets) - Dangar St, Armidale Daylight hours 3.4
Lambert Park (Toilets) Block, Butler St, Armidale Daylight hours 3.4
SHARPS BIN LOCATION OPENING HOURS BIN SIZE (L)
ANZAC Park (Toilets) - 33 East St, Glen Innes Daylight hours 1.4
Lions Park (Toilets) - East St, (north side of Gwydir Highway) Glen Innes Daylight hours 1.4
Waste Management Facility - 88 Rodgers Rd, Glen Innes SUMMER HOURS (1 October–30 April) Mon-Fri 8:30am–5:00pm (closed daily 12:20pm–1:00pm). Sat-Sun 10:30am–4:30pm (closed daily 12:20pm–1:00pm). WINTER HOURS (1 May–30 September) Mon-Fri 8:30am–4:30pm (closed daily 12:20pm–1:00pm). Sat-Sun 11:00am–4:00pm (closed daily 12:20pm–1:00pm). Closed Good Friday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day. 240
SHARPS BIN LOCATION OPENING HOURS BIN SIZE (L)
Pump House (opposite Rugby Park) - Wandobah Rd, Gunnedah Daylight hours 240
Vernados Park (behind Crazy Prices) - Little Barber St, Gunnedah Daylight hours 240
Wolseley Park Toilet block - Cnr Chandos & Conadilly Sts, Gunnedah Daylight hours 1.4
Mornington Park Toilet Block - Cnr Anzac Pde and Reservoir St, Gunnedah Daylight hours 1.4
Gunnedah Waste Management Facility - Quia Rd Gunnedah 7 days 8am-5pm excluding News Years Day, Anzac Day, Good Friday and Christmas Day 240
O’Keefe Pavillion, Wolseley Park Daylight hours 1.4
Gunnedah Hospital - 2 Marquis St, Gunnedah
Gunnedah Community Health Centre - Marquis St, Gunnedah 8am-4:30pm, Monday to Friday
Discount Drug Store and Karen Carter Chemist - 204 Conadilly St, Gunnedah Mon-Fri 8:30am-6:00pm. Sat 8:30am-12:30pm. Closed Sundays and Public Holidays.
SHARPS BIN LOCATION OPENING HOURS BIN SIZE (L)
Warialda Medical Centre - 22 Hope St, Warialda 9am-5pm 1.4
Bingara Medical Centre - 94 Maitland St, Bingara 9am-5pm 1.4
Warialda Pharmacy - 36 Hope St, Warialda 9am-5pm 50
Bingara Pharmacy - 42 Maitland St, Bingara 9am-5pm 50
Warialda Waste Management Facility - Rubbish Depot Rd, Warialda 7 days 8:30am-5:30pm (closed 12:00-1:30pm). Closed Public Holidays. 240
Bingara Waste Management Facility - Narrabri Rd, Bingara 7 days 8:30am-5:30pm (closed 12:00-1:30pm). Closed Public Holidays. 240
SHARPS BIN LOCATION OPENING HOURS BIN SIZE (L)
Symes Park (Toilets) - 15 Opal St, Tingha Daylight hours 3.4
Car Park (Coles Shopping Centre back entrance) - Captain Cook Dr, Inverell 24 hours 240
Linking Togther Centre (behind) - 16 Waratah Ave, Inverell 24 hours 240
Inverell Materials Recovery Facility (adjacent to Inverell Landfill) - Burtenshaw Rd, Inverell Mon-Fri 7:30am-4:30pm. Sat, Sun and Public Holidays 9:00am-3:30pm. Closed Anzac Day, Good Friday, Easter Sunday, Christmas Day, and Melbourne Cup Day. 240
SHARPS BIN LOCATION OPENING HOURS BIN SIZE (L)
Rose Lee Park - 102 Kamilaroi Hwy, Quirindi Daylight hours 120
Rose Lee Park (Toilets) - 102 Kamilaroi Hwy, Quirindi Daylight hours 1.4
Railway Station (Toilets) - Station St, Quirindi Daylight hours 1.4
Public Toilets - Single St, Werris Creek Daylight hours 1.4
Bell Park (Toilets) - Hawker St, Quirindi Daylight hours 1.4
King George V Park (Toilets) - Cadell Street, Willow Tree Daylight hours 1.4
Hoam Park - Single St, Quirindi (TBA) Daylight hours 120
SHARPS BIN LOCATION OPENING HOURS BIN SIZE (L)
Car Park, Council Engineering Depot - Tycannah St, Moree 24 hours 240
Nurses Quarters (across from) - Victoria Tce, Moree Daylight hours 240
Waste Management Facility - Evergreen Rd (off Newell Highway), Moree 7 Days 7:15am-4:15pm. Closed - New Years Day, Anzac Day, Good Friday, Easter Sunday and Christmas Day. Other public holidays open 9:00am-1:00pm. 240
Mehi Bridge (under) - Moree 24 hours 240
Tourist Information Centre - Alice St, Moree 24 hours 240
Mehi River Weir west of Moree Showgrounds - River St, Moree 24 hours 23
Bypass Bridge (under), Moree Bypass - Newell Highway, Moree (access from Oak St or Morton St walkway) 24 hours 23
Car Park, (southern end) Coles Shopping Centre - Auburn Street, Moree 24 hours 240
Toilets Webb Oval - Cnr Webb St & Newell Highway, Moree Daylight hours 23
Jellicoe Park (near water tower) - 292 Warialda St, Moree Daylight hours 240
Mungindi - Barwon River Foot Bridge to Hospital on NSW side Daylight hours 23
SHARPS BIN LOCATION OPENING HOURS BIN SIZE (L)
Collins Park Public Toilets- Tibbereena St, Narrabri Daylight hours 1.4
Cameron Park Public Toilets - Cameron St & Newell Highway, Narrabri Daylight hours 1.4
Town Clock Toilets (Hogan Oval & Leitch Oval) - Newell Highway, Narrabri Daylight hours 1.4
Maitland St Toilets (beside Westpac Bank) - Maitland St, Narrabri Daylight hours 1.4
Public Toilets, Adjacent to Panton Cottage - Newell Highway, Narrabri Daylight hours 15-20
SHARPS BIN LOCATION OPENING HOURS BIN SIZE (L)
Council car park in Kable Avenue (adjacent to Hands of Fame Park) - Kable Avenue, Tamworth 24 hours 240
Council car park at rear of Robert Street Shopping Village (Petra Avenue entrance) - Robert St, Tamworth 24 hours 240
Coledale Community Centre - Kenny Dr, Tamworth 24 hours 240
Anzac Park Amenities - Brisbane St, Tamworth 24 hours 2
Granny Munro Park (outside amenities building - park side) - Warral Rd, Tamworth 24 hours 240
Bryan Martin Park (outside amenities building) - Duri Road, Tamworth 24 hours 240
Tamworth Tip Small Vehicle Transfer Station - 123A Forest Road, Tamworth 8:00am-4:45pm 7 days 240
Manilla Rotary Park (near amenities) - Progress Lane, Manilla 24 hours 240
SHARPS BIN LOCATION OPENING HOURS BIN SIZE (L)
Rotary Park Public Toilets - Rouse St, Tenterfield Daylight hours 1.4
Jubilee Park Public Toilets - Manners St, Tenterfield Daylight hours 1.4
Bruxner Park (Toilets) - Rouse St, Tenterfield Daylight hours 1.4
Waste Transfer Station - 121 Sunnyside Loop Rd, Tenterfield Eastern Standard Time (Winter): Mon, Wed, Thur, Fri, Sat, Sun 10:00am-5:00pm (Closed 12:00pm- 2:00pm). Tues-Closed. Daylight Saving Time (Summer): Mon, Wed, Thur, Fri, Sat, Sun 10:00am-6:00pm (Closed 12:00pm-3:00pm). Tues-Closed. Closed Christmas Day, Anzac Day and Good Friday. 1.4
Woodward Park (Toilets) - Cnr Bruxner Highway and Allison St, Drake Daylight hours 1.4
SHARPS BIN LOCATION OPENING HOURS BIN SIZE (L)
Uralla Landfill (entrance wall) - Tip Rd, Uralla 24 hours 140
Council Depot (entrance wall) - Oliver St, Bundarra 24 hours 140
Uralla Pharmacy (back exit to car park) Mon-Fri 9:00am-5:30pm. Sat 9:00am-12:00pm. Closed Sundays and Public Holidays. 140
SHARPS BIN LOCATION OPENING HOURS BIN SIZE (L)
Walcha Waste Management Facility - 49 Aerodrome Road, Walcha Tues, Wed and Fri 8:30am-4:30pm. Sat and Sun 11:15am-3:45pm. Closed Mondays, Thursdays and Public Holidays. 240

NIRW supports Councils with the safe and effective management of sharps in the community through a Community Sharps collection and safe disposal program. NIRW are proud to be a collaborative leader with this project and working with Hunter New England Local Health District in the safe collection and disposal of community sharps across our region.

                                                

Found a used needle or syringe?

If you see a needle in a public place call the Needle Clean-Up Hotline on 1800 633 353.

Monday to Friday: 9am – 4pm, with an answering machine at other times.

The Needle Clean-Up Hotline is a call centre that takes reports from the public and coordinates the clean-up of dumped needles and syringes in public places anywhere in NSW.

Call 1800 633 353

 

For more information on Community Sharps Management, including guidelines and FAQ’s see the NSW Health website.