Waste Sub-streams



Pharmaceutical waste

Expired, unwanted or left over medicines which were discarded. It also includes containers contaminated with residue/contents of pharmaceuticals and drug vials.

Syrup bottles, blister packs with residue/content, drug vials, loose tablets

Sharps waste

Items that cause cuts or puncture wounds which have been discarded.

Needles, syringes with needles attached, broken glass vials, blades, shaving sticks

Offensive wastea

Discarded items which have come in contact with body fluid, although not known to be infectious but causes offense to those who come into contact with it.

Plaster, soiled tissue, condoms, sanitary pads, diapers