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The San Diego Sheriff Station Takes Some Types of Items for Recycling

You will find that the Sheriff Station in San Diego is able to take certain types of materials that you need to recycle. Because there are many different stations and substations throughout the county, it’s a good idea to call your local substation and see what they will accept – such as sharps or old medicines. If they don’t take the materials that you need, they will likely be able to provide you with better information on the station that will.

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Where Are They Located and What Do They Take?

The county has a number of stations throughout it, and not all of them have the capacity to take sharps or medicines. The Sheriff Station in Alpine, at 2752 Alpine Blvd., for example, will take needles and other sharps. Some of the stations will accept old medicines. You can always call 1-877-R1-EARTH to find out more information about what they will and will not be able to accept, and to find out more information about recycling.

Never take items to the station simply assuming that they will accept them. They have other jobs to do, and the recycling service for sharps and medicines is simply a method that they use to get certain types of dangerous materials out of the environment.

What Does It Cost?

When you bring the appropriate items to the Sheriff Station for recycling, you will not have to pay anything. It’s a free drop-off, and it’s usually very simple just to drop off the items in a collection bin at the station.

While they don’t accept all different types of material, you will find that the local Sheriff Stations in San Diego can do a good job of getting certain types of dangerous items off the street. If you have old medicines or sharps at the house, contact the offices to find the best substation for you to use.

Items They Recycle:

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Phone: 1-877-R1-EARTH

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