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Healthcare equipment (crutches, walking sticks, non-electric wheelchair, zimmer frames)

Find out how to reuse and recycle healthcare equipment.

Reuse and recycle 

You can take unwanted NHS provided healthcare equipment such as crutches and wheelchairs back to Medequip's collection depots in Bury St Edmunds, Beccles and Ipswich.

Contact Medequip for further details or to arrange a collection either by phone 01473 351805 or email  

You can also currently take healthcare equipment to three of the Suffolk Recycling Centre where they are collected for return to the NHS:

  • Bury St Edmunds
  • Foxhall
  • Lowestoft

Please ask site staff where these items need to be placed.