Request collection of sharps or medical waste from a residential property

Sharps or medical waste for collection

The Council will collect and dispose of domestic medical waste such as swabs, dressings, needles and syringes from residential properties. This is a free and confidential service.

If needles, syringes and other medical waste are found on the highway or public land please ring Streetpride to report on 01709 336003 . Drug litter found within domestic gardens or on private land, should be  reported to and dealt with by the occupier or the landowner.

The Council can take action if it does pose a health risk or nusiance.

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Our Love Where You Live volunteers are the eyes and ears of our communities. They help improve service delivery by reporting street scene issues such as potholes, graffiti, fly tipping, litter etc.

There is no time commitment required. How much time you put in is completely up to you.

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Request collection of sharps or medical waste from a residential property