Thanksgiving Travel: Tips for Safe Sharps Disposal

Here are some tips and safeguards that will help make your Thanksgiving travel plans a breeze. Thanksgiving is one of the most traveled holidays of the year. This year, AAA is predicting that 54 million Americans will hit the road to gather with family and friends and share in the festive meal. For those who…

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How to Properly Dispose of Narcan/Naxolone Sharps

In 2016, drug overdoses killed 63,632 Americans according to the CDC and that number is steadily climbing. While the epidemic is being fought across the nation to stop drug use and overdoses, there is some hope thanks to Naxolone (Narcan) which can stop an overdose caused by an opioid drug as it is happening. This…

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Tips for At-Home Sharps Disposal on World Diabetes Day

Diabetic Sharps Disposal

Here are tips for at-home sharps disposal in light of World Diabetes Day. Diabetes is a disease that affects individuals and families across the world. The condition, which includes poor response to food and glucose use for energy, is becoming more prevalent today and advocacy to bring awareness and education on the issue is increasing.…

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ICYMI: Pet Sharps Waste, Public Disposal of Sharps Waste, and More

Red Bags Blog Round-Up – January 2019

Here’s what you missed on the Red Bags blog this month. Sharps Waste for Pets: How to Dispose of Sharps Safely Pet owners with diabetic cats or dogs give daily injections. They accumulate used needles and syringes quickly and should not just toss them in the trash, which can put other people at risk. According…

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