Household clinical waste collection

Clinical waste disposal from households includes the safe collection and disposal of items like hypodermic needles, incontinence pads and dialysis waste.

We will provide confidential information, advice and a free service for the collection of clinical waste from households, yellow bags for clinical waste and boxes for sharp items such as needles.

You can help us by requesting this service via your medical practitioner, such as your doctor, district nurse, hospital or clinic.

A letter will need to be posted to Recycling and Waste, 5th Floor, Brent Civic Centre, Engineers Way, Wembley, HA9 0FJ supplying details of the patient, name, address, phone number and the type of clinical waste or container to be collected. Alternatively, you can use our online contact form. (This is the preferred option as we receive this immediately). 

A letter from your medical practitioner is required as the NHS is responsible for ensuring that those who self-medicate are adequately trained in the medication process and receive information on how any clinical waste created is treated and stored.

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