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This includes garbage collected from toilets, showers, washrooms, sinks used for cleaning household spaces, sinks used for food preparation, clothing washing operations, and sinks or washing machines used to clean food and beverage serving dishes, glasses, and utensils.

Single and multiple residences, hotels and motels, restaurants, bunkhouses, schools, ranger stations, crew quarters, guard stations, campgrounds, picnic grounds, day-use recreation areas, other commercial facilities, and industrial facilities are all possible sources of these garbages, as long as they are not mixed with industrial garbage.

Sanitary garbage is the result of a population that is not known to be contagious. It is classified as "offensive/hygiene rubbish" since it can be objectionable in appearance and smell. Handling offensive garbage poses a residual health risk, which should be assessed and protections put in place.

Hygiene rubbish disposal is heavily controlled and managed by the UK’s legislation to make sure that it is collected and disposed of in a safe and hygienic manner that is proportional to the level of risk it poses to human health.

Sanitary and Hygiene Waste Disposal

Any hygiene garbage you generate must be handled and disposed of safely. This garbage should not be flushed into the toilet. Used nappies, sanitary towels, tampons, incontinence pads, and condoms are examples of sanitary products.

If you provide restrooms for employees and guests on your property, you must consider how you will dispose of offensive trash. As a business owner, it is your responsibility to ensure that any garbage you generate is handled securely and legally. This is your responsibility.

You must only transfer your garbage to sanitary waste disposal companies that are authorized to handle that type of garbage as part of your duty of care. Locate a rubbish disposal facility near you. All rubbish you transmit or receive must be documented for a period of two years.

It is not a good idea to flush the hygienic waste down the toilet. It may cause hygienic trash to pollute the sea, rivers, and beaches by clogging sewage pipelines at sewage treatment plants and septic tanks.

Install hygienic bins for female visitors and staff to dispose of their old feminine hygiene waste products. All female and unisex commercial washrooms, disabled female toilets, and baby changing stations should have them. This may save you money on drain cleaning.

Types of Hygiene Waste

Hygiene trash can be categorised under the following:

  • Waste from humans and animals
  • Stoma and catheter bags
  • Pads for urination
  • Secretions from the nose
  • Sputum
  • Vomit and filthy human bedding from a non-pathogenic source
  • Urine
  • Non-medical garbage, such as piercing or tattoo garbage
  • Nappies
  • Condoms
  • Medical and veterinary supplies that aren't meant to be used again.
  • Plasters that are used in modest first-aid or self-care situations.
  • Hygiene rubbish from animals

Sanitary Waste Disposal Regulations

Many individuals are unaware of the legal requirement binding a business owner in the United Kingdom. You are legally compelled to follow a set of sanitary waste regulations. These sanitary waste disposal legislation are:

  • The Environmental Protection Act 1990: The Environmental Protection Act of 1990 (EPA) brings together the IPPC (Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control) system for raw material use, trash avoidance (or minimization), energy efficiency, and rubbish disposal to land, water, and air.
    Anyone who imports, produces, transports, maintains, handles, or disposes of controlled garbage, or has control of such material as a broker, owes a duty of care under Section 34 (1) of the Environmental Protection Act 1990.
    This law states that it is the obligation of each firm to collect, store, and dispose of garbage generated on their premises. Hygiene trash is included in this category. Waste management takes time, which is why many business organisations hire an outside hygiene rubbish disposal professional to do it for them.
  • The Workplace (Health, Safety, and Welfare) Regulations 1992: The workplace (Health, Safety, and Welfare) Regulations of 1992 apply to most workplaces and cover a wide variety of essential health, safety, and welfare issues. Workplaces must address the health, safety, and welfare needs of all employees, including those with disabilities, according to the regulations.
  • The Water Industries Act 1991: The Water Industry Act 1991 is a United Kingdom Parliament Act that merges prior enactments in England and Wales dealing with water supply and wastewater services.
    This law regulates the flushing of garbage down the toilet as a method of waste disposal. It stipulates that no garbage that could clog a sewer or drain should be flushed. If proper hygienic disposal facilities are not available, people may dispose of hygiene trash down the toilet, resulting in blockages and costly repairs.

Sanitary Bin Service

  • Signature Lite sanitary bin: Our Signature lite hygiene bin strikes the optimal blend of cost-effectiveness and practicality. The features are; Sleek design that conserves cubicle space, bio-fresh inserts that prevent undesirable odors, and anti-microbial coating that minimises the spread of germs. White and silver options and manual and No-touch versions are available.
  • Reflection hygiene bin: It comes in a variety of colors and functions. The trademark collection can be used in a variety of settings.
  • Signature sanitary bin: The Signature is available in various colors and operations and can be used in a variety of settings. Here are the features: Bio-fresh inserts help to eliminate odors.
    The large modesty flap makes rubbish disposal simple. Anti-microbial layer prevents germs from spreading. There are two color options available. Manual, Pedal, and No-Touch options are all available.

Why Choose Us?

  • Effective rubbish disposal: Our trash bins are pedal-operated and adaptable to all cubicle sizes, making them a safe and hygienic standard.
  • Environmentally friendly: Your hygiene rubbish is removed from landfills and sent to our Energy From Waste specialists, where it is converted into sustainable energy that is used to power homes, hospitals, workplaces, and factory, through our Lifecycle environmental strategy.
  • Discreet service: We can handle your trash bin collections in a way that causes the least amount of disruption to your employees and guests, thanks to a customised schedule process. PHS manages waste bags in a variety of settings, from airports to village halls, so we can build a solution to meet your needs.
  • Low maintenance: Our certified PHS specialists will change the bin liners and clean the area, then notify you when they are finished.

Areas where we work

  • East London
  • South West London
  • North West London
  • West London
  • South East London
  • North London

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Menstrual trash (used panty liners, menstrual pads, and tampons), as well as used condoms, syringes, diapers, cotton, and bandages, are all classified as household hazardous garbage because they contain biological fluids.

A hygiene bin is a type of bin used for feminine hygiene waste disposal in a hygienic manner. They are usually seen in restrooms. The bins should be completely encased so that people can't see what's inside and operate a no-touch system, such as a foot pedal or a sensor.

The Department of Health classifies hygiene garbage as "offensive waste." To avoid health problems, every trash must be properly disposed of.

To avoid an unpleasant odour in the house, you should empty household bins with hygiene garbage every two days.

How it Works

Any London Waste is the London’s largest Sanitary waste removal company. We operate across the London using our own in-house teams and our own fleet of more than 50 vehicles.

  • Order your clearance
  • We collect your waste
  • Transfer your waste to a local Transfer Station
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