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Disposing of your household waste if you are ill

How to deal with your rubbish if you are self-isolating or have COVID-19.

If you are ill or self-isolating your personal waste needs to be:

  • double bagged
  • kept somewhere safe until 72 hours have passed then put out for collection.

Personal waste includes:

  • used tissues
  • cleaning cloths
  • wipes
  • nappies.

Do not store your waste in communal areas while you are keeping it safe.