Gallery: Sharps Compliance Recycles Used Syringes Into Building Materia...

 

Every year people with medial conditions use 3 billion syringes to self inject. Government regulations require those syringes to be disposed of safely with companies like like Sharps Compliance, although unfortunately the end game for syringes is usually the landfill. All that may change, however — Sharps Compliance has created a new product from discarded syringes called PELLA-DRX, that can be integrated with other substances to create building materials like cement, reducing Sharps Compliance’s landfill use by 100%!

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  1. dianafox July 2, 2013 at 6:58 am

    It is very important to recycle the used syringes. As energy from one form is transferred to another.
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  2. cfravel January 8, 2013 at 11:24 am

    I work in a vet clinic where we throw away thousands of syringes used one time to administer vaccines. Can these be recycled? If so, how can we get them to you? And do we need to rinse them out first? Thank you.

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