Covid-19 Test and PPE Disposal

In the fight against Covid-19 there is a new weapon. The Covid-19 Lateral Flow test.

These tests produce a result in under 15 minutes and whilst not as accurate as a polymerise chain reaction  (PCR) test they have been recommended for use by the NHS. These are the tests that are currently being rolled out to schools, colleges, and universities in addition to care homes, and it is increasingly likely that they will be utilized widely in the hospitality sector, and in the “close contact” service industry to ensure the safety of their clients and staff.

Covid-19 Lateral Flow Test Kit Disposal

Whilst the tests are relatively easy to administer there is some confusion around how to safely dispose of the test kits once used, as this needs to be done safely in compliance with NHS guidelines.

Our service

We have extensive experience in handling hazardous, clinical, and offensive waste, and are ready to deal with all waste produced by the Lateral Flow Testing program.

When you choose our Covid-19 Test Disposal Service we will provide you with suitable containers for your waste, and collect and dispose of it for you on either a call-in basis or a pre-agreed schedule of service.

Setting up an account with us is quick and easy – can all be done by telephone and email.

Please call us now on 03301 242 535 (local rate call) if you have any questions.

What is included in the service?

We can offer a tailored collection package which includes:

Who needs Covid-19 Test Disposal collections?

Lateral Flow Test kits are currently being rolled out to schools, colleges, universities, and care homes, but it is expected that businesses in Leisure and Hospitality, and “close contact” services providers will also need to test their customers in the future.

  • Restaurants and Pubs
  • Prisons, Jails and detention centres
  • Dental practices
  • Beauty Therapists
  • Tattoo and piercing parlours
  • Care homes