Clinical waste is any waste which poses a threat of infection to human and is mainly produced by hospitals, doctor surgeries, and vets. However it also originates from private households.
Examples of clinical waste include
- Infectious bodily fluids including blood and tissue.
- Infected swabs and dressings.
- Syringes and needles.
You do not need a clinical waste collection for the following types of waste which can be placed in your refuse bin. These items should be placed in a bin liner and securely tied before placing in your refuse bin.
- Incontinence products.
- Stoma bags.
- Catheter bags.
- If you need a sharps box collection for syringes and needles please contact us on 01923 776611 or complete and return the Sharps Application Form (doc). For a sharps box only collection your healthcare provider does not need to sign up.
- If you think your waste is infectious your healthcare provider will need to complete the Orange Sack form (doc) to confirm this before a separate collection can be arranged. Please contact us on 01923 776611 for further details.
For queries contact our Customer Service Centre on 01923 776611 or email firstname.lastname@example.org