This type of waste presents a high risk to personnel handling the waste and must be contained within a purpose made rigid 'sharps' container bag for clinical wastes.

This must be collected separately to regular commercial waste and disposed of by incineration.


£12 per sharps box (including pick up)

To arrange a commercial sharps or clinical collection please contact SWISCo.

Microbiological Cultures

You should seek the advice of the Environment Agency who would advise of a specialised waste disposal service.

Drugs or Other Pharmaceutical Products

These items should be returned to the pharmacist for disposal.