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Sharps and clinical waste disposal

We have been providing robust, hygienic solutions for the safe collection and disposal of clinical & medical waste across New Zealand

Dispose of needle sticks and syringes safely and hassle free. Our sharps disposal service ensures you maintain a clean and safe environment without fuss and will help you prevent unnecessary injuries. For extra peace of mind, our end-to-end service is also fully compliant with Environment Protection Authority (EPA) guidelines.

Standalone sharps disposal unit

Dispose of needle sticks and syringes safely and hassle free – our standalone sharps disposal units are reliable, highly durable and fully compliant with Environment Protection Authority guidelines.

  • Puncture, leak and shatter proof.
  • Compliant with standard AS 4031 1992.
  • Designed to reduce the risk of vandalism and access to used needles.
  • Available in various sizes and configurations.


Capacity: 1.4L, 8L, 10L, 19L sizes.

100% compliant servicing

Provide comprehensive protection for staff in line with the latest government legislation. All our sharps disposal units are supplied with comprehensive serving that’s completely compliant with the Environment Protection Authority’s guidelines for sharps disposal waste.

  • Whole unit removed and replaced with a new unit at every service.
  • Contents and container incinerated by a licensed disposal company in full compliance with environmental guidelines.
  • Careline for professional advice and a single point of contact for servicing and account queries.


Hygiene insights

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Clinical waste disposal regulations

As a business you have a duty of care to provide a safe environment for your employees, customers and visitors, this includes safeguarding people from needle-stick injuries or exposure to medical waste. Read more about the regulations your business needs to follow.