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Clinical waste

How to dispose of clinical waste.

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For health and safety reasons, clinical waste may not be disposed of in your general waste at home and you cannot take it to recycling centres (RC).

  • What you need to do

    Seek guidance from your healthcare professional. They may need to complete forms for you so that you can request clinical waste collection services.

  • You will also need to...

    contact your district or borough council to find out about clinical waste collections from your home. They may require forms from your healthcare professional.

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