How To Safely Dispose Of Safety Razors Blades

Used Old Safety Razors – What To Do?

After using many different back shavers with different uses of some type of razors, I come to a point of what to do with used safety razor blades, as I do not want to just throw them into the trash. That wouldn’t be safe.

I never really gave much thought about it til the time came, how to safely dispose of safety razor blades?

Some municipalities do not want small metal objects thrown in with the garbage, as this clogs there sorting process.

This can be a serious health question as it could still very easily injury someone by either reaching into the trash bin or cut through the plastic bag when transporting the bag to the larger waste bin.

So, what is a good solution?

Solutions – Ways To Dispose Of Used Razors

What to do? What to do? Thankfully there are simple solutions to this potentially dangerous problem.

Blade Banks

They are just like they sound, a container to store used razor blades safely. Many different companies offer these for sale. They can hold roughly around 100 razor blades before they need to be replaced.

Feather Styling Razor Disposal Case

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Bro Shaver Dumpster Razor Disposal Case XL Size 3 pack

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Sharps Container

These are the containers you see in hospitals and clinics. They can hold a lot more than the blade banks can. They come in varying sizes like quart and gallon.

These are bigger and take up more room as well can be unsightly. They can always be put under the sink or on a shelf.

Oakridge Products 1 Quart Size (Pack of 3) Sharps Disposal Container – Approved for Home and Professional use

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Minkissy Blade Dispenser Case Razor Blade Disposal Case Barber Shop Storage Bank Container for Used Razor Blades Red

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Make Use Of An Old Pill Container

If you’re going to be using this method you should try and cross out the label and write “Used Razor Blades” in bold letters on it or something the equivalent of that.

The lid should be a child safety cap if you have young children living or visiting.

Back Shavers That Use Double-Sided Safety Razors

The two best back shavers that use safety razors and are in my top 5 back shavers are made by the same company.

What Company?

Bro Shaver. The Bro Shaver (original) and the Bro Shaver 2.2 Saucy. Both of these back shavers are performers. Both are economical to use as safety razors are pretty affordable, especially compared to other back shavers cartridges, which are usually quite expensive and very overpriced.

Please feel free to check out my reviews below.

Bro Shaver 2.2 Saucy Back Hair Shaver Review

Bro Shaver Review

Also, I highly recommend you check out my page Best Safety Razors For Shaving Your Back. It lists the best razors for longevity and sharpness.


Safety should always be first, whatever method you use just to be safe.

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