Supply Chain Coordination Limited

Enquiry on sharps bins/clinical hazardous waste bins width=

Sharps bins/clinical hazardous waste bins

Reference: SCCL-FOI-2023/24-121 Date: 8 May 2024

Thank you for your FOI request received by the FOI office requesting the following information relating to how many sharps bins/clinical hazardous waste bins were used across the NHS in 2022-23:

  1. Can you separate this total by sizes and types/colours?
  2. How many were made from recycled plastic, virgin plastic, or other materials? If numbers aren’t available, percentage split would be interesting.

Your request has been handled as a request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and SCCL are able to provide a response in the attached documents.