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Hazardous waste

Hazardous waste is rubbish that might cause danger to health or to the environment. Find out how to get it collected.

Lambeth residents

Hazardous waste can be collected by the City of London Corporation.

Get hazardous waste collected

We can arrange regular collections for clinical waste.

Businesses, schools, and charities

We do not collect hazardous waste. If your business produces hazardous waste, you must either:

The City of London hazardous waste team provides a paint and chemicals collection service. Email hazwaste@cityoflondon.gov.uk for more information and pricing.

Clinical waste

Clinical waste is infectious waste produced as a result of ongoing healthcare treatment or post-operative care, and It must be handled safely. We do not collect clinical waste for businesses, schools or charities.

If your business produces clinical waste, you must use a licensed waste carrier to collect and dispose of it. Before you pay for services, check if a waste carrier is licensed for clinical waste.