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Description & Services
Public Comments If a needle or sharp is found on private property, wear gloves and use tongs to pick up the item. Items should be placed in a hard container such as a coffee can and can be dropped off at the following locations:  
  • Household Special Waste Facility (May-Oct)  
    402 Fifth Line East 
  • Needle drop off box  
    Behind the Neighbourhood Resource Centre Sault Ste. Marie  
    138 Gore Street 
  • Needle drop off box  
    Located in the walking path beside the John Howard Society  
    27 King Street
Description (Service)
  • Removes needles, sharps, and broken glass from city and public property 
  • Provides needle disposal containers at local pharmacies for individuals to purchase so they can safely remove needles from their own property
  • Individuals can call to report needles and syringes that need to be collected from public property 
  • Individuals can drop off discarded needles at the Household Special Waste Facility
Hours Pick up: Mon-Sun 24 hours 
Drop-off: Household Special Waste Facility: Tue-Sat 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Apr-Oct
Dates Special Waste Facility: Non operational Jan 1- Apr 1
Areas Served Sault Ste. Marie
Eligibility For pick up of needles and sharps they must be on public property
Application Call the office for pick-up
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-759-5201
TTY Phone 1-877-688-5530
Fax 705-541-7010
Primary Contact Mike Blanchard, Landfill Manager, Public Works; Phone: 705-541-7089 ext 6; Email:
Alternate Contact Madison Zuppa, Area Coordinator - Environmental Services; Phone: 705-541-7000 ext 283; Email:
Located In Community Sault Ste. Marie
Address 128 Sackville Rd
Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6B 4T6
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Intersection Sackville Rd and Niagara Dr
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government
Funding City / Town - City of Sault Ste Marie