Clinical and medical waste
Please follow the guidance on the Public Health England website if needing to dispose of your household waste in the event of suspected Coronavirus (Covid-19)
You will need to use a special sharps box for getting rid of any needles. These can be provided by your GP or you can buy them from a pharmacy.
Do not put any clinical waste or needles in your general waste bin.
The full boxes must be sealed and taken to participating pharmacies or returned to your GP.
A full list of pharmacies in Gloucestershire where you can return full sharps boxes is available on the Gloucestershire Recycles website.
Non-infectious waste can be double bagged and put in your general waste bin.
If you need a clinical waste collection this will need to be requested by your GP or another healthcare professional.