Training for the Community
Have you been finding syringes on the ground when you walk your dog, walk yourself, walk your child? Before you pick it up, come learn how to do so safely.
Wednesday September 26, 11:15-11:45 AM
Boys & Girls Club on N 45th Street
Tuesday October 2, 6:00-6:30 PM
B.F. Day Elementary School, in the Library
Childcare provided (in the Gym)
New Evening Session:
Wednesday, October 10, 6:30-7:00 PM
John Stanford Elementary School, in the Library
Come learn from the staff at Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) how to safely pick-up and dispose of used needles, a.k.a. ‘sharps’. Safely for you; Safely for the garbage collector.
Alison Steinbacher of SPU will also cover how to safely clean up trash associated with illegal camping, and how to safely clean up human waste.
To learn more about sharps disposal, please visit:
If you find a syringe, report it to:
- Seattle Public Utilities Illegal Dumping Hotline:
- Call (206) 684-7587, or
- Report illegal dumping online.
- Find It, Fix It smartphone app. If in or near a school or park, note that in the report.