Clinical waste

Yellow bin for clinical wasteClinical waste includes

  • swabs and wound dressings/bandages contaminated with infectious or hazardous substances
  • wound vacuum drains or pumps

If you require this service, we will provide a yellow wheelie bin for safe and secure storage of the orange or yellow clinical waste sacks. Do not put black waste bags in this bin. Once you have requested this service, collections will continue on a fortnightly basis until you contact us to cancel the service.

Make sure

  • the yellow bin is out on the boundary of the property by 6am on collection day
  • the yellow bin is visible and accessible for the collection crew
  • all sacks within the bin are securely tied and are only yellow or orange waste sacks

Do not 

  • use black sacks to contain your clinical waste
  • put loose waste in the yellow bin
  • put sharps in the yellow bin - use the Sharps bin

If you need to arrange clinical waste (yellow bin) collections complete the form below. Once the form has been submitted we will contact you within five working days.

Request a clinical waste (yellow bin) collection

 If you have an existing yellow bin collection and it is no longer required please complete the form below.

Cancel a clinical waste (yellow bin) collection

Get in touch about recycling and waste

The quickest way to contact us is by using our online forms which are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. If you need to speak to us give us a call during office hours and talk to our Customer Services team who will be happy to help.