Medical Waste News

  • Geconor are building a business treating medical waste in Chile We interviewed general manager Jorge Rivera to find out more.

    Having customers in more than 95 countries it can be challenging to ensure that we can provide a full service to our customers. This is where our expert team of distributors, partners and international engineers step in. Trained by our engineers in the complete installation, commissioning and maintenance of our machines to enable us to confidently support you no matter where you are. Having an on ...

  • Addfield receive highly prestigious ‘Board of Trade’ award.

    Achieving further recognition for continuing international success on Thursday the 6th September, Managing Director Steve Lloyd joined a select number of innovative UK companies at the Manufacturing Technology Centre in Coventry to receive their latest business award. Presented by the Secretary of State for International Trade Dr Liam Fox MP after having been awarded the respected Department for ...

  • The return of Ebola

    In early May one of the most dangerous viruses in recent years made a return in the Democratic Republic of Congo with 17 confirmed deaths.  Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) has not been reported since the last major outbreak in 2014 which killed thousands across West Africa. ...

  • The future of Medical Waste treatment

    At Addfield we are proud of the fact that we produce some of the world’s most advanced solutions to Medical Waste Treatment.  Our MP range is currently changing the way that medical and clinical waste is being disposed of in many developing countries.  This range is trusted by world aid agencies and governments globally and here is a breakdown of why it is so popular. ...

  • The future of Medical Waste treatment

    At Addfield we are proud of the fact that we produce some of the world’s most advanced solutions to Medical Waste Treatment.  Our MP range is currently changing the way that medical and clinical waste is being disposed of in many developing countries.  This range is trusted by world aid agencies and governments globally and here is a breakdown of why it is so popular. The Addfield ...

  • Preparing for installation in Pakistan

    Within recent years we have seen our international reputation grow, as we work with increasing numbers of world aid agencies alongside governments in providing long-term solutions to treating the growing problem of increasing levels of Medical Waste. ...

  • The global leaders in medical incineration

    As the global leaders in medical waste incineration, we are committed to expanding the countries and organisations that we work with.  Today is the first day of Arab Health one of the worlds biggest Health Care exhibitions that is held in Dubai annually.  Continuing our planned international growth, a number of our top incineration experts are over in Dubai representing us ...

  • Continuous exporting success

    We have built our business as the experts in Incineration for more than 35 years, steadily growing our range and our reach.  Able to create the right machine for every requirement and that commitment has paid off allowing us to grow year upon year.  In the past couple of months, we have welcomed some of our largest contracts to date from multiple machine orders to one of the largest ...

  • You cannot just bury your medical waste.

    A growing concern across many developing countries comes from the lack of infrastructure and dependable waste management. What some believe is the easiest approach to disposing of medical waste is just throwing it out into open ground, the next step in this process appears to be simply burying the waste and hoping that the problem takes care of itself. Sadly where out of sight, out of mind may be ...

  • You cannot just bury your medical waste

    A growing concern across many developing countries comes from the lack of infrastructure and dependable waste management. What some believe is the easiest approach to disposing of medical waste is just throwing it out into open ground, the next step in this process appears to be simply burying the waste and hoping that the problem takes care of itself. ...

  • Harden Medical Waste Processing Technology

    Medical waste is kind of hazardous waste in the city for its infectiousness which might be harmful to the environment and people’s health. Generally there are some various ways for medical waste processing, like sanitary landfill, incineration by pyralysis, autoclave sterilization, chemical disinfection, microwave sterilization, thermal decomposition, and plasma process, ect. ...

  • Another order from Pakistan

    We’ve written before in our weekly blogs how we always enjoy a feeling of pride and achievement every time we receive a new order. So when that order is from a brand new customer based in a country where we haven’t done business for a good many years, then it is doubly satisfying. But what makes this latest order from a leading medical institution based in Karachi, Pakistan so ...

  • RecoMed wins National Recycling Award for medical PVC recycling

    RecoMed, the PVC medical devices take-back scheme, is a joint winner of the Waste Prevention category of the 2017 National Recycling Awards for its innovative approach to sustainable healthcare recycling. It’s yet another accolade - the third in two years - for the unique UK-wide scheme, which is run by project partners Axion Consulting, a resource recovery specialist, and the British ...


    By Axion Group

  • MediBurn: Destroying Medical Waste in Developing Countries and Remote Locations

    A devastating earthquake occurs in Haiti. An outbreak of Ebola is reported in Africa. A volcano destroys half of the Caribbean island of Montserrat. What do they have in common? In each case, Elastec’s MediBurn was employed to assist in the recovery. MediBurn is a diesel fueled medical waste incinerator designed for use in hospitals, clinics, pharmacies, laboratories, blood banks and ...


    By Elastec

  • Introducing the new Wybone Sanitary Bin range

    We’ve manufactured a new range of sanitary bins, adapted from our clinical waste sackholders. They’re available in three sizes, 28, 42 and 80 litres; the smaller units fit comfortably next to toilets, and our larger nappy bins are perfect for wash rooms. Manufactured from galvanised steel, our units are powder coated in anti-bacterial coating to keep the sackholders ...


    By Wybone Ltd

  • The first Allburn incinerator is heading for Africa

    It is only a little over two months since we announced the launch of our new competitively priced Allburn range of waste incinerators, but already this cost-conscious concept has proved to be so attractive that we have completed our first order and it is now ready for shipment to Guinea in West Africa. We introduced the Allburn brand in a bid to meet the requirements of those customers who, ...

  • The countdown to Dubai is on

    Preparations are well underway to unveil our latest medical waste disposal expertise. After what seems to be months of planning we are now only a matter of a few weeks away from Arab Health, the Middle East’s biggest and most ...

  • Why should we continue to use incineration for medical waste?

    Contrary to popular belief, only about 10% of all general medical waste is incinerated. Incineration is the only approved disposal method for yellow bag waste under UN law. This includes all infectious waste, such as chemically contaminated samples, infectious waste contaminated with medicines or chemicals and laboratory specimens. This is because it is the safest and most effective way of ...

  • Pharmaceutical and Medical Sector Waste Review Service

    Pharmaceutical manufacturing plants generate a variety of waste streams throughout the production, supply and organisational processes. While the day-to-day activities are similar from one plant to the next, the actual processes used in pharmaceutical manufacturing vary widely. The pharmaceutical industry is highly competitive and many organisations are often ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

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