Get help with collections of clinical waste
Hazardous clinical waste should not be disposed of in your black wheelie bin or blue sack.
Examples of these include:
- dressings, bandages and swabs
- used syringes and hypodermic needles
- catheter and stoma bags
- feeding and drain tubes
- other waste from a client suffering from an infectious disease
Nappies, sanitary and incontinence products are not classed as clinical waste and can be placed in with your general household rubbish.
We provide a clinical waste collection upon request from either specialist orange sacks or yellow sharps box’s (needles or syringes).
Requests for a clinical waste collection are usually made via your doctor or other medical practitioner however, you can also request collections for yourself by calling customer services on 01793 445501.