Sharps Disposal

The Village has partnered with the Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County (SWANCC) to ensure the safe disposal of needles.

Sharps may be disposed of at the Wilmette Fire Department Station #26 at no cost. 

Fire Station #26
1304 Lake Avenue
Sharps accepted 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM, 7 days a week

Sharps must be placed in a sharps container or other rigid container (like a laundry detergent bottle or plastic milk carton) with a carefully sealed lid.

Questions? Please contact the fire department at 847-251-1101 or

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