Needle Sweeps and Needle & Sharps Removals in Lincoln & Lincolnshire

When removing needles & sharps your safety is paramount, you should not attempt to pickup or dispose of needles yourself. Contaminated sharps are extremely dangerous and can have a detrimental effect to your health. Sharps (needles, blades, syringes) are most commonly found in bins, toilets, on parks, public  areas and in abandoned properties or during a void property clean.

Linclean offer a full professional comprehensive needle sweep and sharp removal service in Lincoln and Lincolnshire.

Our fully insured and trained specialists will ensure that needles and sharps are located and removed safely via the proper disposal channels. All of our team are equipped with the full PPE and knowledge to ensure the needle sweep and removal is carried out effectively.

We pride ourselves on being the most comprehensive, professional and thorough needle sweep and removal service in the county and guarantee 100% of needles, sharps and other drug paraphernalia are removed and disposed of via the correct channels.

If you have spotted a needle or syringe in a public place it should be reported with immediate effect to ensure people are kept from harm. Needles can be infectious and can carry all kinds of deadly diseases and infections considered a biohazard.

Should you need a specialist company to carry out a needle sweep service in Lincoln & Lincolnshire then please do not hesitate to contact us using the numbers provided, via email or by filling out the contact form on this page.

We also offer a discreet emergency call out service, for this service please call us now on: 01522 275041

Sharps Removal Training

Why choose Linclean?


DBS Cleared Cleaners

All of our operatives are DBS checked, vetted and trustworthy.

Cost Effective

Competitive Prices

Bespoke prices & cleaning packages to suit all budgets and requirements.

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COVID 19 Awareness

Enhanced training, & coronavirus awareness training implemented.


Reliable & Punctual

We pride ourselves on timekeeping and being a company you can truly rely on.

Qualified & Trained

Qualified & Experienced

All operatives are needle & sharps awareness trained and have many years experience.

Bio & Enviro Waste Clearance

Compliant Disposal

All needles & sharps are safely disposed of using a clinical waste collection service.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost for a needle sweep and disposal?

Prices will vary from job to job for our needle sweep and disposal service. 

We will be able to give you an accurate costing after seeing either detailed pictures of the job or after a site visit.

What is a needle sweep?

A needle sweep is where our experienced technicians thoroughly investigate a property or area to look for sharps, needles and other drug paraphernalia. 

  • Needles and sharps can be found where you will least expect them and are highly dangerous. Our technicians have received advanced training in locating and removing them safely using the correct PPE. 

Every inch of the property or area is "sweeped" including behind radiators, in hard to reach areas, in sink plug-holes, behind pipes etc we leave no corner unchecked.

We pride ourselves on being Lincolnshires most thorough and professional needle sweep service and guarantee 100% removal of all needles and sharps.

What are the dangers of needles and sharps?

Needles and sharps pose many risks the most common being the transmission of blood-borne diseases such as HIV, Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C.

What should I do if I prick myself?

If you believe you have pricked yourself with a needle or cut yourself with a sharp there are a few things you should do immediately. 

Encourage the prick wound to bleed by squeezing or holding it under running water where available.

Wash the wound with soap and water, thoroughly.

Seek urgent medical advice.

It's also worth noting you should never suck the wound and avoid scrubbing the area when washing it.

Please visit the NHS website if you believe you have pricked yourself on a sharp.

Can I throw needles & sharps in the bin?

Absolutely not, this is putting other people at risk and in danger. 

We highly recommend you do not handle any needles or sharps, however, if you do they should be disposed of via the correct channels.

Firstly they should go into a specially designed needle bin which is a small plastic container, you can get one of these from health care facilities, doctors or from a pharmacist. To dispose of them you should contact your local council to find out about their needle collection service in your area.

Needles & Sharps Removal Service Areas

We offer all of our sharps and needle sweeps & removal services throughout Lincoln & Lincolnshire in places such as:

Lincoln, Grimsby, Scunthorpe, Grantham, Boston, Cleethorpes, Spalding, Skegness, Gainsborough, Stamford, Sleaford, Louth, Newark, North Hykeham, Bourne, Market Deeping, Mablethorpe, Immingham, Holbeach, Horncastle, Brigg, Washingborough, Waltham, Ruskington, Conningsby, Market Rasen, Broughton.