Sumary of Kokua Line: Can I leave bulky waste at curb a few days early?:
- Q: My elderly dog needed IV fluid infusions daily until his death.
- A: Residential customers on Oahu should encase medical sharps in a rigid, screw-top, puncture-resistant plastic container and then place the closed container in their household garbage, according to the Department of Environmental Services.
- You can purchase a sharps container for this purpose or make your own, from a heavy-duty plastic container with a tight-fitting cap, such as an empty laundry detergent container.