Clinical waste and sharps

We can collect clinical waste from your home free of charge if you use the following:

  • Needles (in sharps box)
  • Dressings
  • Catheter bags
  • Incontinence pads

Email recycling@plymouth.gov.uk or call 01752 668000 to arrange a regular or one-off collection of yellow sacks or sharps boxes.

For information on how to safely use sharps boxes and dispose of used needles, please visit the NHS website.