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.

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