litter picking

Sharps boxes containing used hypodermic needles are being found dumped in bushes around an area of a supermarket car park used by thousands of shoppers. Over the last few months, […]

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, […]

A new video created by St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust deals with the impact of sharps injuries on the mental and occupational health of healthcare workers. This should […]

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 […]

Vancouver is a great city, though but despite several visits I was unaware of the extent of its drug-related problems. Thousands of used needles are being tossed on the ground […]

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 […]