Contact us to get your commercial clinical waste collected

We can provide a clinical waste service for businesses such as nursing homes, residential homes, beauty salons and tattooists. You can apply for the service and purchase sacks by calling our Customer Services team on 01263 516189.

  • Group A: All human tissue including blood soiled dressings, swabs and other soiled waste from treatment areas.
  • Group B: Used hypodermic needles*.
  • Group E: Incontinence pads, colostomy bags, used disposable bedpans and bedpan liners.

We cannot collect:

* any needles or dressings that have been used to administer Cytotoxic/Cytostatic medicines or anything you are told to label as Cytotoxic/Cytostatic waste. For advice on how to dispose of these items, please contact the dispensing pharmacy/surgery/hospital.

Group D waste (drugs and pharmaceuticals).

Commercial Clinical Charges
Service Type Container Costs

Group A Waste

£2.75 per sack delivered

(sold in rolls of 20)

Group B Waste

£8.00 per box delivered

Group E Waste

£2.00 per sack delivered

(sold in rolls of 25)

Incineration Charge (A/B Waste)

£1.50 per sack/box incinerated

Disposal Charge (E Waste)

£1.00 per sack disposed of

Collection Charge

£18.50 per visit


VAT on Collection Charges?
Clinical waste collected from residential homes is categorised as Commercial Waste and the charges for the service are outside the scope for VAT.  Clinical Waste collected from other commercial sources is categorised as industrial waste and is subject to VAT at the prevailing rate.

The above waste must not be mixed with other rubbish and must be disposed of in accordance with the regulations listed in the Environmental Protection Act 1990 and The Controlled Waste (England and Wales) Regulations 2012.  

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