Sharps Safety

Reporting sharps in the city centre


Belfast City Council removes drug-related litter such as sharps or needles from public spaces and property owned by Belfast City Council.  Please report any drug-related litter to our Community Safety Unit on 028 9027 0469 or sharps@belfastcity.gov.uk during office hours.

Out of hours (6pm - 8am) including public holidays 07850499622
 


For your own safety - please do not lift any sharps/needles

Please see the below video on safe lifting and and disposal of sharps and drug paraphernalia to be used as a guide for your business where necessary.

 

A guide to handling needles in the waste and recycling industry can be viewed here.

Bellfast City Centre Management, the PSNI and Belfast One have put together a guide to reporting city centre issues which can be downloaded here -

Protecting Your Business - A Guide to reporting city centre issues

Should you wish to purchase any sharps equipment such as sharps bins, puncture proof gloves, etc. for your business; Bunzl Healthcare have a range of products to view on their website https://catalogue.bunzlhealthcare.co.uk/sharps-safety/