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  • Tradebe and SITA UK form new joint venture clinical waste management company

    Tradebe has signed a contract with SITA UK to form a new joint venture clinical waste management business - Tradebe Healthcare Holdings Ltd. The new company will consist of eight sites strategically located across England and Wales. Tradebe and SITA UK have formed a new joint venture clinical waste business - Tradebe Healthcare Holdings Limited. The new company is ...


    By Tradebe

  • Kidney treatment is significant contributor to NHS waste

    Kidney care contributes “significantly” towards the amount of waste generated by the NHS, a survey by the Campaign for Greener Healthcare has found. Dialysis is the most common treatment for end-stage kidney disease and single-use pre-packaged products have enabled an increase in its availability. However, this has led to high levels of packaging waste which becomes clinical waste, limiting its ...

  • Energy-from-waste can help NHS to meet carbon targets

    Energy-from-waste facilities can play a bigger role in dealing with residual waste not suitable for recycling for National Health Service Sites, according to Scottish-based waste management training consultancy WamCal. Speaking after the publication of the NHS Carbon Reduction Strategy, published on 27 January, WamCal project manager Alastair Rogers told MRW that the strategy was “encouraging” ...

  • Should the UK Rethink the handling of Medical Waste Following Ebola Outbreak?

    The UK is worryingly underprepared when it comes to hazardous waste disposal in high-risk environments and too reliant on out-dated procedures that leave those responsible for waste collection vulnerable and open to infection. Whilst Ebola represents a small risk to the UK, the healthcare sector and industries responsible for managing high-risk waste should re-examine the way in which they ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • New system for dealing with confidential waste brings a trio of benefits to Derby Hospital’s NHS Foundation Trust

    Riverside Waste Machinery, Veolia Environmental Services and Kelpack have helped Derby Hospital’s NHS Foundation Trust achieve significant security, cost and environmental improvements, following investment by the Trust in a new confidential waste management system. Confidential hospital waste which was previously transported and incinerated off-site to create energy from waste, is now ...


  • 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 ...


    By Todaysure Limited

  • Shortlist announced for CIWMs Sustainability & Resource Industry Awards 2014

    The shortlist has been announced for the UK Sustainability & Resource Industry Awards, organised by CIWM on behalf of the industry. The Industry Awards recognise and reward innovation, achievement and best practice in the sustainable management of waste and resources, both within the waste sector and across a range of client sectors including construction and facilities management. The 2014 ...

  • RecoMed wins INOVYN Sustainability Award for medical PVC recycling

    RecoMed, the PVC medical devices take-back scheme, has won the Sustainability category of the 2016 INOVYN Awards for its innovative approach to sustainable healthcare recycling. It’s the second accolade in just over a year for the scheme, which is run by project partners Axion Consulting, a resource recovery specialist, and the British ...

  • Recent Federal Developments

    TSCA/FIFRA/IRIS/EPCRA EPA Revokes TSCA Section 4 Testing Requirements For Certain High Production Volume Chemical Substances: On March 16, 2012, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) revoked certain testing requirements for six chemical substances and all testing requirements for four chemical substances. 77 Fed. Reg. 15609. EPA is reportedly basing its ...


    By Acta Group

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