Please do not light bonfires at this time to protect the respiratory health of the vulnerable and to avoid an unnecessary burden on the NHS. We appreciate your support in this. Our garden waste service has now restarted. Begin or renew your garden waste collection service.

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Advice and how our services are affected

One Reading Community Hub Support

Advice for business

Clinical waste

We provide free one-off or regular collections of clinical waste for residents treating themselves at home. Clinical waste is anything that could be infected or hazardous e.g.:

  • Blood or bodily fluids
  • Dialysis waste
  • Stoma bags
  • Medical swabs and dressings
  • Syringes and needles

Double-wrap other medical waste (incontinence pads, nappies etc.) and put in your grey rubbish bin.

To arrange or cancel a clinical waste collection please phone 0118 937 3787. If you are concerned about fitting your waste in your grey bin, you can apply for extra waste capacity or call us on 0118 937 3787.

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