Pharmaceutical waste services

PHS provides a highly professional pharmaceutical waste disposal service to organisations up and down the UK. As the NHS supplier of choice, we provide an unrivalled level of service, backed up by expert industry knowledge.

  • ​100% legislative compliance
  • Sustainable, environmentally friendly service
  • All UK mainland postcodes served
  • Fully certified and accredited
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UK wide pharmaceutical waste disposal

Having worked extensively with the NHS and pharmacies throughout the UK, PHS understands all the ins and outs of the industry.

By using PHS, a fully licensed waste carrier, customers can rest assured that their pharmaceutical waste is being dealt with responsibly and in accordance with the law.

With a carefully structured national network, PHS ensures that services are provided UK-wide and with minimal mileage. In this way, and by promoting reusable containers, pharmaceutical waste disposal from PHS is as sustainable as possible.

Secure collection and disposal of:

  • Out of date counter stock
  • Controlled drugs
  • Cytotoxic and cytostatic waste
  • Recalled stock
  • Other pharmaceutical waste and cytostatic bins
  • ​100% legislative compliance
  • Sustainable, environmentally friendly service
  • All UK mainland postcodes served
  • Fully certified and accredited

At PHS, We pride ourselves on providing a tailored solution to meet the complex needs of the healthcare community. Our focus on offering community services means that we are able to collect a wide range of waste streams from small sites as well as high volume collections.

With our waste management services operating since 2001, having been built on our years of experience of dealing with clinical waste through our washroom division, we are able to provide our customers with a safe and legally compliant option for their infections waste.

We have a UK wide network of PPC permitted Waste Transfer Stations for hazardous waste disposal, currently dealing with waste from thousands of customer sites. Our customers have included care and nursing homes, nurseries, schools, NHS trusts and GP surgeries.

Our Licenses

You have a Duty of Care, as a producer of controlled waste, to ensure that anyone who collects, handles, transports and disposes of your waste is authorised to do so.

Waste carriers should be able to prove that they are a Registered Waste Carrier by producing a valid certificate and you will need to keep evidence of this so you can prove you have checked if necessary.

Our Qualifications

As a regulated Waste Management License holder and operator of a network of Waste Transfer Stations, we ensure that our Site Managers are trained to the highest standard. As a minimum, each Site Manager will be trained to current legal requirements and possess an IOSH (Institute of Safety & Health) Certificate.

Best Practice

We also have a network of in-house Dangerous Goods Safety Advisors and COTC holders who ensure that all our services operate safely and in strict accordance with legislation and Best Practice Guidelines.

Due to the sensitive nature of waste being collected, all our service personnel carry identification cards and are Data Barring Service (DBS) checked. They also wear a PHS uniform and protective clothing, as specified by our in-house Health, Safety and Environmental team, which makes them easily identified.

Having provided 50 years of service with the help of expert knowledge from fully trained, professional teams located nationwide, PHS is the UK’s leading provider of high quality workplace products and services.
As we’ve spplied everything from washroom products, specialist workplace supplies, document shredding and storage solutions to companies on a local and national scale, it’s safe to say that we know a thing or two about maintaining an inviting, safe and, most importantly, compliant workplace.
To share our knowledge, PHS has compiled a collection of helpful guides, blogs and news articles so you can ensure your business runs as smoothly as possible.


[Clinical] PHS Wastemanagement clinical waste products

We recognise that you need a supplier you can rely on to offer simple and cost effective solutions to deal with all forms of healthcare waste.

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[Pharmaceutical] PHS Wastemanagement pharmaceutical waste products

Our range of pharmaceutical bins and controlled drugs kits ensure that your pharmaceutical waste is dealt with safely, appropriately, and in compliance with health and safety regulations.

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