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Daniel TrecrociDaniel Trecroci is a healthcare journalist and editor with over 10 years experience writing about diabetes. Daniel was the former managing editor of Diabetes Health magazine and lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with his wife and three children.


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Last Modified Date: March 27, 2013

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by Brenda Bell
Under New Jersey's sanitation laws, syringe needles (sharps) need to be treated as hazardous biological waste. Lancets, like the straight pins and needles we use for garment sewing, do not. Still, the potential for secondary damage (to bathroom attendants, cleaning personnel, and sanitation workers) from these small sharps is non-neglible. While there's no "prick-safe" method of disposing of the needles I break sewing an average costume, standard lancets...