Domestic clinical waste
Residents who require a clinical waste collection need to contact their Doctor or State Registered Nurse to request a collection from a domestic dwelling.
Clinical waste includes:
- Blood or other human fluids
- Medical items, including sharp instruments, syringes, swabs, bandages and any other waste arising from medical or veterinary use.
Discarded needles and syringes
Needles, syringes and other drug-related items are being increasingly discarded. We will dispose of needles, syringes and other drug-related items safely. For details, see Needles and Syringes.
Which clinical waste do we not collect?
We do not collect sharps from business properties.