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Apply - Clinical Waste

What you need to know

We can provide a free separate collection to householders for infectious waste, which includes the safe collection and disposal of items such as hypodermic needles and dialysis waste. This service is not available to commercial or clinical properties or service providers.

All clinical waste collections in Mid Devon take place weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.

Clinical waste must be made ready for collection by placing it in either sealed yellow clinical waste bags or sharps boxes, which are provided free of charge on an exchange basis.

Our contractor uses an unmarked van so that your collection will remain discreet. You can also request this service via your medical practitioner, such as your doctor, district nurse, hospital or clinic.

What we need

You will need to tell us that you would like a sharps box delivery or collection, the number of boxes, and your name and address.

Other ways to Apply

Online is the best way to apply as you can update your details or view the status of the active service.

Alternatively you can contact our customer services team on 01884 255255.

 Missed collections


If your collection is missed, please Contact us to let us know so that we can inform our contractor to arrange another collection.

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