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Disposing of COVID-19 waste generated in the home
You can take steps to dispose of the waste associated with managing COVID-19 in the home.
COVID-19 waste in the home is generated by taking Rapid Antigen Tests and using personal protective equipment in the management of COVID-19 (e.g. masks, gloves, aprons, tissues, paper towels). These items can be disposed of safely by:
- placing waste into a plastic bag (such as a bin liner) and sealing the bag
- placing sealed, bagged waste into a second plastic bag and sealing that bag too (smaller bags can be consolidated within a larger plastic bag)
- disposing of double-bagged waste in your general waste bin for kerbside collection.
Waste PPE must not be recycled or placed in your recycling, green waste or food and organics bin.
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