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Clinical waste collection

Clinical waste collection

How clinical waste collection service works

We collect clinical waste free of charge if you have a medical condition and are receiving treatment at home.

What is clinical waste?

Clinical waste is anything that could be infected or hazardous, for example:

  • Blood or bodily fluids
  • Drugs or other pharmaceutical products
  • Dialysis waste
  • Medical dressings
  • Syringes
   

Any other non- harmful waste such as incontinence pads or nappies should be placed in the blue bags.

Arrange clinical collection        

If you request the service Monday to Thursday, the collection will be made on a Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday of the following week, dependent on your postcode prefix below.

If you submit request the service on Friday to Sunday , the collection will be made on a Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday the week after next, dependent on your postcode prefix below.

  • RG1 - Tuesday
  • RG2 - Wednesday
  • RG4 - Tuesday
  • RG5 - Tuesday
  • RG6 - Wednesday
  • RG7 - Wednesday
  • RG9 - Tuesday
  • RG10 - Tuesday
  • RG27 - Wednesday
  • RG30 - Wednesday
  • RG40 - Thursday
  • RG41 5.. - Wednesday
  • RG41 any other - Thursday
  • RG42 - Thursday
  • RG45 - Thursday 


Ensure your bags or sharps box are left outside, close to your property the night before at your elected collection point as collections are early morning. 

Order clinical waste collection


    

Cancel clinical collection

To cancel existing clinical waste collection email: customerservice@wokingham.gov.uk

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