Clinical waste: needles found by workers

Potentially dangerous clinical waste was found in a load of cans and plastics by workers at a plant used to process some of Fife's waste.
Potentially dangerous clinical waste was found in a load of cans and plastics by workers at a plant used to process some of Fife's waste.

Fifers are being urged to be careful about what they put into their recycling bins after potentially dangerous clinical waste was found in a load of cans and plastics.

A tub of needles was found by the workers at a plant used to process some of Fife’s waste.

For advice on the council’s recycling services call 08451 550022 or email waste.aware@fife.gov.uk. For how to dispose of clinical waste call NHS Fife on 01592 643355.