Medical waste collections

We provide a medical waste collection service and collect both infectious health care waste and sharps boxes.

To request a medical waste collection, the patient or their representative should contact our customer services team who will take the necessary details. e.g. name and address of patient and the contact details of their GP or district nurse.

A form will be sent to the patient's medical professional via Nottinghamshire County Council. If the medical professional assesses the waste to be infectious we will supply bags and stickers and advise on the date of the collection. Health care waste which is not infectious should now be wrapped in a plastic bag and placed in the green refuse bin.

If you have a problem storing this additional waste or wish to arrange a collection, please contact our customer services team. 

Weekly collections

Weekly collections take place on Tuesdays and Wednesday and are ongoing until you notify us.

Occasional collections

Occasional collections will mostly be for sharps boxes.  Please request a collection.

Contact us

Waste Management
Newark and Sherwood District Council
Brunel Drive
Newark
Notts
NG24 2EG.

customerservices
@nsdc.info

01636 650000

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