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Bin set up to handle used medical needles

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Posted: Thursday, January 3, 2013 12:00 am

Throwing used medical needles in the garbage isn’t illegal, but neither is it responsible.

There is no landfill in Jackson Hole, and sanitation workers handle garbage repeatedly as it is sorted and hauled to Idaho Falls, according to Heather Overholser, the director of Teton County Solid Waste and Recycling. That makes random needles a threat.

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