litter picking

Memorable as the opening line of The Kinks classic Waterloo Sunset, “Dirty Old River” seems as true as ever. Now, London volunteers find 1,000 dirty needles a year in a […]

Children are being put at risk by drug users needles left strewn around a Cardiff residential area. Residents in Butetown, Cardiff, have been left angry and worried by the increasing […]

Syringes litter Hong Kong beaches

Syringes are littering Hong Kong beaches. Thankfully, some good people are trying to gather and remove these, and putting pressure on the authorities to reduce or even eliminate this pollution. Regrettably however, […]

Magnetic needle retrieval

I have received several email requests for information about the magnetic needle retriever about which we have spoken several times on the Clinical Waste Discussion Forum. I have two of […]

Terrified residents are pleading for help to stop drug addicts using their close as a shooting gallery. Syringes, human excrement and drug paraphernalia blighting the Calton flats have caused some locals […]

We took a phone call last week from someone hoping to purchase a magnetic needle retriever featured in a recent Clinical Waste Discussion Forum post. Regrettably, at that time we could […]

There are now two British healthcare team members repatriated from Sierra Leone having suffered sharps or needlestick incidents while caring for patients in the Ebola outbreak there. Above all, we […]