Sharps Collection Program

Handling and disposing of sharps is serious business. 

That’s why Sustainable Salons is on a mission to  “move the needle” and ensure your sharps are disposed of ethically and responsibly.

Our people & planet friendly Sharps Collection program is now available to service beauty and dermal clinics all across Australia and New Zealand – as part of your regular collection.

How does the Sharps Collection Program Work?

Collection Instructions Here

Better For People & Our Planet

Sustainable Salons ethically and responsibly disposes of your clinic’s sharps with our Sharps Collection Containers, preventing these materials from entering landfill

Our collection program provides local, purposeful work for people with disabilities

Proceeds from recycling our materials are donated to OzHarvest & KiwiHarvest to provide meals for those in need

Better For Your Business

Scalable to suit your needs

You can order the quantity of containers that best fits your business.

Safe for your staff & community

Each Sharps container is compliant with safety and regulation standards.

Cost effective

The sharps collection program is part of your existing Sustainable Salons pick-up.

What Our Salon Community Has To Say

We have always been on a mission to make With Grace Skin Management as sustainable as possible and the exciting new addition to the Sustainable Salons program is one we have been waiting for! We are one step closer to our goal of zero waste with the sharps collection part of the program 👏🏻

Chelsea, With Grace Skin Management 

How Does It Work?

With the Sustainable Salons Sharps Collection program, you no longer need to worry about in-person returns. Our drivers come to you and collect your containers directly from your premises.

Step 1

Order your Sharps Container

Order a 1.8L sharps container using rewards points (AU & NZ) or with a credit or debit card (AU only).

Step 2

Dispose of sharps correctly

Once you receive the container, follow the YES/NO guidelines on the label for correct disposal. See FAQs below for more info.

Step 3

Seal container when full

When the contents of the container reach just under the lid line, screw the lid tight to seal.

Step 4

Dispose for collection

Dispose of your SEALED container through your next regular scheduled collection with Sustainable Salons.

Ready to make the switch to our Sharps Collection Program?

Order Here Using Rewards Points (AU & NZ)
Order here with debit or credit card (AU only)

Still have questions? Check out our FAQs:

Sharps are discarded objects or devices capable of cutting, penetrating or piercing the skin. Most sharps fall under the following categories: razors, microneedle cartridges, blades, lancets, hypodermic needles.

Sharps are classified as a biohazard and to comply with ANZ regulations (AS4031, AS/NZS4261) must be disposed of in appropriate leak & puncture proof containers. Our SSANZ 1.8L sharps container complies with these regulations.

Sharps are classified as a Biohazard and can cause injury & harm if not disposed of correctly. To avoid injuries and to comply with ANZ regulations (AS4031, AS/NZS4261), sharps can only be disposed of in appropriate leak & puncture proof containers. Like the SSANZ 1.8 sharps container.

You can dispose of any of the following sharps: needles, needles with plastic attachments, needle cartridges, microneedle cartridges, threading needles, blades, lancets, razors, feather razors.

Removable plastic razor handles are recyclable and go into your plastics recycling bin.

Scissors are recyclable and you can place them in a cardboard box in your metals recycling bin.

There are 2 key benefits in using the SSANZ 1.8 sharps containers: convenience and safety. Sharps containers take time to source & return to the chemist. Our new sharps collection program is a simple addition to your current services. Furthermore each container includes: Yes/No guidelines for your easy reference, a simple seal screw on lid and is leak and puncture proof to comply with ANZ regulations. When collected by Sustainable Salons, you ensure a correct & safe disposal of sharps.

You can find our container on the rewards store in a single pack or in a 4 pack for multi room locations. You can also speak to your CSM about this service and to clarify and questions.

That’s easy. Just screw on the lid to ensure the container is well sealed. Then drop the container into your purple bin or linnk bag for collection.

Sustainable Salons will collect your containers from the purple bin, on a regular pick up. Or they will receive your containers through your Linnk bag, if you are part of the Linnk program.