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Commercial collection of clinical waste

We collect clinical waste from the following businesses and organisations:

  • Health clinics
  • Doctors' surgeries
  • Veterinary practices
  • Residential homes
  • Nursing homes
  • Chemists

What we collect 

We will provide all customers with special bin bags and boxes for sharp items. Items should be left out for collection by 6.30am.
Examples of clinical waste include:

  • In a Yellow Bag: swabs or soiled dressings, human or animal tissue, waste from treatment areas
  • In a Sharps Box: syringes, needles or other sharp instruments or glass

How to arrange a clinical waste collection 

For the collection of commercial waste there is a charge depending on the size and number of collections - each business is quoted a competitive price.
 To arrange a clinical waste collection you can:

Report a problem or order a sharps box exchange 

You can order a sharps box exchange or report a missed collection by either:

Contact us

For more information or advice, please contact Sandra Reay Tel: 01695 724871 Email: sandra.reay@westlancs.gov.uk