Needles and syringes

Report discarded needles or syringes

If you find a discarded needle or syringe in a public place 

  • on the pavement or road
  • on grassy areas 
  • in communal stairs or landings

please call us to have it removed

0131 529 3030.

Please note we are unable to remove discarded needles or syringes from private land or from within someone's property.

Do you have any comments about this page?

Help us improve edinburgh.gov.uk

  • The City of Edinburgh Council will only use this email address to respond to any issues raised.