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Get rid of medical waste

You can dispose of clinical and healthcare waste through the council

What does clinical and healthcare waste include?

Healthcare waste includes:

  • contagious and non-contagious waste
  • used needles

Non-sharp contagious and non-contagious waste

You may be able to have your healthcare waste picked up by the council - you'll need to get your nurse or GP to write to us confirming you need the service.

Contact our recycling and waste team

Used needles

Take your used needles to any of the following pharmacies:

McArdle Pharmacy
41 Canterbury Road
Folkestone
Kent
CT19 5NJ
The Central Pharmacy
104 Cheriton Road
Folkestone
Kent
CT20 2QN
Taylors Pharmacy
362-364 Cheriton Road
Folkestone
Kent
CT19 4DX
Boots
95-97 High Street
Hythe
Kent
CT21 5JH
Lloyds Pharmacy
63 High Street
New Romney
Kent
TN28 8AL
Co-op Chemist
25 High Street
Lydd
Romney Marsh
Kent
TN29 9AH