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Safe removal of lateral flow test kits and PPE waste from COVID-19 testing bays

SafeGroup provides a safe, compliant and highly responsive service to collect and dispose of clinical waste associated with COVID-19 lateral flow test (LFT) kits. This includes removal of LFT cartridges, packaging and PPE.

Our clinical waste teams follow government and Environment Agency guidance to support the complete end-to-end compliance of your COVID-19 testing process.

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This is how our simple

5-step Service works



We bring UN-approved flat packed Griff boxes to your premises. Once filled, simply seal the bin and move it to your agreed dedicated location

seal-the-box - ready-for-collection



At agreed time intervals – i.e. daily, weekly – we collect your Lateral Flow Test Kit and PPE waste




We carry out electrostatic spray COVID-19 cleaning of your test bay areas (optional)




We provide you with replacement flat packed UN approved Griff boxes at each visit




In line with Government guidance SafeGroup incinerate your waste and provide full documented paperwork

incinerate your waste and provide full documented paperwork

From £135 + VAT per collection^


Optional service

Electrostatic COVID-19 clean of test bay areas
Prices start from £50 +VAT

^ price dependent on frequency of collection
Regulations are changing rapidly in this area and SafeGroup will ensure that the waste is correctly coded/stored/transported and treated in line with the latest guidance.

Guidance References

  1. NHS England
  2. GOV.UK – Coronavirus COVID-19 Lateral Flow Tests Waste Codes
  3. Environment Agency – Regulatory Position Statement (RPS) 23
  4. Lets Recycle – School COVID-19 Testing Waste Advice for Contractors
  5. DHSC – guidance in school settings


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