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Medical waste

We provide a free collection service for Leeds residents who need medical or clinical waste collecting from their home.

What we can take
  • Bandages
  • Plasters
  • Wound dressings
  • Swabs
  • Renal bags
  • Colostomy bags - empty
  • Surgical gloves, aprons, shoe and hair covers
  • Needles- housebound patients only (excludes housebound patients who live with someone who is able to return these to a doctor or pharmacist)
  • Clinical body wash and cleaning agents

What we cannot take
  • Needles, syringes and pens (general) - return these to your doctor or pharmacist
  • Incontinence pads - bag these and put it in your black bin
  • Medical implements
  • Excrement and bodily fluids
  • Medication, tablets and creams - return these to your doctor or pharmacist
  • Blood, human or animal waste
  • General household waste - bag this and put it in your black bin

How to arrange a collection

We will need to visit you before your collections start. This is for legal reasons which will be explained when we meet with you. We will also explain the service to you and arrange your collection schedule. 

Book your Medical waste collection by using our form.

Amend or cancel your medical waste collection

 If you need to change your collection, you can Amend or cancel by using our form.


Missed medical waste collections

Please report Missed medical waste collections by using our form.


 Commercial medical waste collections

We can also provide a medical waste collection and disposal service to businesses (doctors, dentists, care home etc.) The prices for this service​ can be found in the documents section of this page.​​​​​​​​​

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