State law requires all loads be covered before transport.

See a list of accepting locations below.  Please call facilities in advance to confirm fees (if any) and procedures.  We accept sharps at the Marathon County Solid Waste Department, and no appointment is necessary.  Put sharps in commercial sharps disposal container or a heavy plastic detergent or bleach bottle with a screw-on cap for tight sealing. No milk jugs or other thin plastic.  Do not separate the needle from the syringe. Label the container with “biohazard or “sharps” with a permanent black marker in big letters.  For your convenience, view our sharps collection flier

The following Wausau locations accept used sharps for collection:  

The following additional locations in Marathon County also accept used sharps:

  • Pick n Save Pharmacy 10101 Market Street - Mosinee 715-241-0245*#
  • Pick n Save Pharmacy 2806 Schofield Ave - Schofield 715-359-3194*#

 *Sharps required to be in an approved container.  Call for details.  

 # A fee may be charged to non-pharmacy customers.  Call for details.

Please note that collection program parameters vary by location and are subject to change.  Always call for the most updated information regarding hours, fees, containers, customer policy, etc.