Offensive waste

What does offensive waste mean?

‘Offensive waste’ is non-clinical waste that’s non-infectious and does not contain pharmaceutical or chemical substances, but may be unpleasant to anyone who comes into contact with it.

For up to date information on the classification of the waste you produce please see the different types of waste guidance on GOV.UK.

Your responsibilities

Please note it is your responsibility to identify the type of waste you are producing and take steps to legally dispose of it.

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