Toggle menu

Your council tax, benefits or business rates accounts will be offline

From 4pm on Friday 31 March until 5pm on Monday 3 April you will not be able to access your council tax, benefits or business rates accounts on MyGuildford. This is whilst we run our year end processes. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Request a medical waste collection

Due to supply issues, we are currently unable to provide any sharps boxes. If you need a container you will need to receive a prescription from your GP for a sharps bin. Please put a request in with your practice through the normal processes.

apply icon

You must not put medical waste in your bins. This includes syringes, needles or other sharp devices (called 'sharps'). If you want to throw any of these items away, you will need a sharps bin.

You do not need a special collection for some items. You can put the following in your black bin if you double wrap them:

✔ Dressings and bandages as long as they are not contaminated

✔ Sanitary products

✔ Incontinence pads

✔ Stoma bags

✔ Catheter waste

✔ Empty saline or glucose IV bags and tubing

✔ Peg or stomach feeding equipment

Request a medical waste collection

Take any unwanted or out of date medicine to the pharmacy. Put the empty packaging in your recycling bin, unless it has been contaminated. 

We do not collect medical waste on the same day as your bins. Each area in the borough has its own day for medical waste collections. Once you have applied, we will confirm your regular collection day and the first collection date.

The NHS sometimes ask you to put medical waste in an orange sack. If you want us to collect this, please use our online support form to contact us. To apply, you'll need to attach a letter from your GP to your application.