Clinical waste

Sharps can be disposed of at the pharmacies listed below, free of charge.

Please ensure you call the pharmacy before you attend to check that they have capacity to accept sharps.

Please note:

  • Sharps cannot be disposed of at any household waste recycling centres
  • If you use sharps as part of a business e.g. tattooing, aesthetics, semi-permanent make-up, piercing, this waste must be collected and disposed of by a licensed trade waste contractor. This waste cannot be taken to a pharmacy.

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