Household Medical Waste Disposal

Household Medical Waste Disposal
The State of Illinois has not created a formal policy on the disposal of syringes or other medical products used by individuals at home. However, there are certain recommendations for proper disposal.
  1. Bandages & Dressings
  2. Medicines & Pharmaceuticals
  3. Sharps
Bandages & Dressings Disposal Medicines
Soiled bandages, dressings, and disposable sheets should be placed in securely fastened plastic bags before being placed in your regular trash.