City Hygiene offers an extensive waste management services for opticians and opthalmic practitioners. The table below is a guide to what kinds of waste products we can manage and the industry compliant methods by which this waste is safely disposed of.
|Description of Waste||Products Required||EWC Code||Waste Category||Method of Displosal||Notes|
|Sharps||Sharps Bin - Yellow lid||18.01.09||Hazardous||Incineration / alternative treatment||Contaminated with medical residue such as local anaesthetic needles and other disposable instruments.|
|Cytotoxic / static sharps||Sharps Bin - purple lid||18.01.08||Hazardous||Incineration||Contaminated with cytotoxic /static medicines such as cancer treatments, hormones and steroids.|
|Hazardous Waste||Orange Bags||18.01.03||Hazardous||Incineration / alternative treatment||Infectious waste - soft waste including swabs, dressings, bandages and wipes / body fluids etc.|
|Sanitary Waste||Tiger Bags||18.01.05||Non Hazardous||Deep Landfill||Non infectious offensive waste such as sanitary waste.|
|Pharmaceutical Waste||Sharps Bin - Blue lid||18.01.09||Hazardous||Incineration||Out of date and refused or returned drugs|
Call City Hygiene today on 0115 9 007 311 to discuss your individual waste management requirements or to book an appointment with one of our consultants.