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Coalition for Safe Community Needle Disposal

Contact Information

Jenny Schumann
2211 Rayford Road, Suite 111, #235
Spring, TX 77386

800-643-1643 (Voice - Toll-free),

Internet Resources


The Coalition for Safe Community Needle Disposal was established in Houston in 2002 to assume a nationwide role in promoting the safe disposal of used sharps which includes, needles, lancets and syringes. This site provides a direct link to all states which describes the recommended needle disposal options for each state and links to any community disposal programs offered in the state. The site also provides an update of any new statistics and includes a discussion of and links to other disposal solutions.


The following publications are available for download: "What Do I Tell My Patients" resources for pharmacists, physicians, nurses, and health educators; EPA Self-Injecting Needle Disposal brochure.


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updated contact info, abstract--MP


Date Entered: 8/22/2005
Date Edited: 12/5/2012
Date Revised: 11/7/2007
Health Referral Number: HR3706
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