Needles on public land

Please report any discarded needles or syringes immediately, we have staff that are trained to safely remove them.

Don't put yourself at risk:

  • Do not handle the item
  • Do not put the item in your bin, down a toilet, down a drain, or in a litter bin
  • Keep the needle or syringe out of the reach of children.

If you do suffer an injury from a discarded needle or syringe, seek medical advice and treatment immediately.


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