waste management designed
for the healthcare sector

Safety, compliance and clarity are key when providing a waste management solution to the healthcare sector. Our solution can be tailored to each type of business when the sector, be it a small nursing home to a large hospital.

Select are a licensed waste carrier with a transfer facility that can receive all types of healthcare and hazardous waste streams, including: clinical waste, pharmaceuticals, sharps and dental waste. This allows us to offer a very competitive solution for your business. In additional to your service specific waste, Select can manage all of your other waste streams including general waste, mixed recyclables, paper and cardboard, food waste, confidential waste and washroom services.

With the 2011 Waste Regulation (England and Wales) now in place it is the responsibility of all businesses to follow the waste hierarchy (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Recover and Disposal). From a waste management point of view, recycling is best practice. If you are working towards UKAS ISO 14001 or maintain the standard with continual improvement, our solutions are a great way to do this.

Below is an example of a range core waste management services suited to the healthcare sector:

healthcare sector core services:


Compliant, safe and reliable clinical waste management, including containers, collection and disposal that can be combined with you existing recyling services.

sharps disposal

Safe and secure collection of sharps from all companies that have a disposal requirement. Sharps containers can also be supplied.

Pharmaceutical Waste

From a single container to 10 pallet loads, Select can safely, compliantly and responsibly collect and dispose of all pharmaceutical waste.

Washroom Services

Washroom hygiene service built on quality products, service and value for money.

dry mixed recycling

All plastic bottles, clean food tins, drink cans, paper and small cardboard packaging can all be recycled together.

General Waste

No matter how good your intentions are, there is always going to be some residual general waste.

container solutions

As part of the reliability and quality of our collection services, Select provide the highest standard of waste containers that are fully compliant and colour-coded to meet all government waste legislation.

External, lockable, colour-coded, wheeled 360L, 660L and 1100L containers are available and larger external containers are also available on request. Yellow, orange and tiger sacks are available, along with sack holders, plastic rigid one-trip units, sharps containers and flat-packed clinical waste cartons. For dental waste we have a range of specific UN-type approved containers.

To complement the external general waste and recycling containers we can also provide you with internal recycling stations that educate and make waste sorting easier.

clinical waste 1100 litre container

Yellow lid 1100L container

h:1295mm x w:1260mm x d:1120mm

Orange 6L Sharpak sharps container

Orange 6L sharps container

h:240mm x w:210mm x d:220mm

Pharmaceutical waste container

Green 60L one-trip container

h:680mm x w:400mm x d:330mm

Designer sanitary hygiene unit

23L designer sanitary hygiene unit

h:480mm x w:540mm x d:160mm

dry mixed recycling 1100 litre container

Green lid 1100L container

h:1295mm x w:1260mm x d:1120mm

general waste 1100 litre container

Black lid 1100L container

h:1295mm x w:1260mm x d:1120mm

unbeatable account management

Our dedicated account managers’ work with you from the very beginning to ensure that the transition to Select and our service operates smoothly. Continued management of your account will ensure that your organisation is disposing of healthcare waste safely and compliantly; and your recycling potentials are maximized by ensuring waste is being segregated correctly. Educational posters and literature are available from Select and can be altered to meet you specific needs.

Once you have witnessed the first-class solution provided by Select, we would like to offer you more waste management services with the same outstanding performance. Services include: hazardous waste disposal, WEEE recycling, confidential waste, food recycling and other recycling services.

enhance your waste services

Each of our services can be enhanced with our powerful waste collection data. Through our Certified Pay-by-Weight system, we can accurately record everything about the collection of your waste, including: location, time, date, waste type and weight. Using this data we can create a monthly or annual environmental impact report that includes your recycling rate and diversion from landfill rate.

To discuss your waste solution please call Select on 0118 975 9000

service options
& information

Waste Hierarchy

By allowing Select to take care of the recycling, recovery and disposal of your waste, you are one step closer to becoming a greener business.

waste container options

See our full range of containers available for each service.

Waste Treatment Facility

Most healthcare wastes and hazardous waste streams require treatment before their final disposal method of recycling or landfill.

Materials Recycling Facility

All recyclables are sent to a materials recycling facility (MRF) where the waste will be segregated into their individual waste streams for processing.


Divert your general waste from landfill to an Energy-from-Waste facility that produces green electricity for homes and businesses.