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Household waste and recycling collections

Domestic clinical waste

Clinical waste is any waste that presents a hazard or threat of infection to anyone that comes into contact with it and therefore needs special collection and disposal arrangements. This type of waste includes human tissue, blood and other bodily fluids, and syringes or needles as stated in The Controlled Waste Regulations 1992.


To register for this service both of the following forms need to be completed and returned to the Council:

Confirmation that a clinical waste collection is required (to be completed by your doctor)

Details of the collection required (can be completed by the resident).