Clinical waste

Clinical waste may contain:

  • hypodermic needles
  • blood
  • human tissue
  • or other infectious body fluids

However, some households have clinical waste as a result of on-going treatments or post operation after care.

This waste needs to be handled safely and kept separate from other types of household waste.

Request a clinical waste collection

If you produce waste that is considered as hazardous and can be infectious to others you can request for a clinical waste collection.

This service is free of charge.

You can ask your medical professional to refer you to us or alternatively fill in the clinical waste collection referral form below and take it to you your medical professional for their approval.

Clinical waste referral form (size 327kb)

Nappies, sanitary protection and incontinence pads

This type of waste is classed as offensive or hygiene waste. They are predominantly non-infectious, hence do not require treatment.

These items should be securely tied in a black sack and placed with your household rubbish on the morning of your rubbish collection day.

Please ensure this type of waste is properly wrapped and free from excess liquid.

Contact us

Contacting Stericycle Inc. (SRCL) group.

If you are already registered with SRCL group for a clinical waste service and you need to report a missed collection or to make a change to your existing collection, email or call 0333 240 4400.

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