healthcare waste handling News

  • Increasing standards for Healthcare Waste Management

    The healthcare sector is heavily governed by industry regulations and clinical waste management has become an area that requires specialist expertise from trusted and knowledgeable suppliers to enable them to meet stringent compliance requirements. In July this year, the government published regulations that outlined changes to the way health and care services are ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Cost savings for healthcare estates delivered through improved waste management

    GPT Waste began talks with a global hospital group with a network of over 30 hospital facilities in the UK. As part of the process, GPT Waste undertook site visits to audit the existing waste across each of the facilities. The results of the audit highlighted that several thousand tonnes of waste was being produced per year due to existing clinical waste disposal methods that were in place. ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • 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

  • Biomedical Waste Situation in Istanbul

    In developing countries, solid waste has not been considered sufficiently important to be of concern. In many countries hazardous and medical wastes are still handled and disposed of together with domestic waste, thus creating a significant health risk to workers, the public and the environment. In Brazil for instance, it has been estimated by the Brazilian Sanitary and Environmental Engineering ...

  • Penton Waste Industry Group Launches Strategic Business Initiative To Accelerate Organic Waste Management Solutions

    In response to rising public and private-sector demand for more sustainable management of organic waste, Penton's Waste Industry Group today announced a strategic business initiative to bring new information, insights and thought-leadership to this fast-growing global market segment. The centerpiece of the initiative is an exclusive partnership with former US Composting Council Executive ...


    By Penton

  • WasteCare Corporation Introduces Innovative Red Bag Waste Equipment Solution

    WasteCare Corporation, a company that specializes in waste recycling solutions has added a new product that significantly reduces the waste processing and disposal costs associated with red bag waste... a burdensome waste profile that is common to hospitals, medical centers, clinics and healthcare facilities in general.   WasteCare Corporation proudly introduces a new product that is ...


    By WasteCare Corporation.

  • Frost & Sullivan: Europe’s burning desire for alternatives to medical waste incineration

    With the global push towards a greener world comes the awareness to decrease carbon emissions. Throughout many parts of Europe the dominant method of medical waste removal continues to be incineration. Although a successful and easy way to cope with medical waste, the carbon dioxide emissions resulting from incineration are leading European countries to search for alternative methods to dispose ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Frost & Sullivan: Europe's Burning Desire for Alternatives to Medical Waste Incineration

    With the global push towards a greener world comes the awareness to decrease carbon emissions. Throughout many parts of Europe the dominant method of medical waste removal continues to be incineration. Although a successful and easy way to cope with medical waste, the carbon dioxide emissions resulting from incineration are leading European countries to search for alternative methods to dispose ...


    By Marketwire

  • Stericycle Signs Multi-Year, Multi-Service Agreement With Premier for Hazardous Waste Management

    Acute care hospital members can utilize or contract with one provider to manage multiple hazardous waste streams as part of a national agreement. LAKE FOREST, Ill. - Stericycle Inc. (Nasdaq: SRCL), a leader in healthcare-related services that protects people and reduces risk, announced it has been awarded a new contract by Premier Purchasing Partners, LP, the group purchasing unit of Premier Inc. ...


    By Stericycle, Inc.

  • PEL Opens its First Office in the USA

    PEL opens its first office in the USA as the first in the world as the “Under the Counter Bottle Crusher” phenomenon moves across the pond. Tommy Griffith, founder and CEO of PEL Waste Reduction Equipment who has created the solution to a huge waste mountain of glass and has successfully launched his product range in the USA. ...

  • Times Private Treaties Invests In New Horizons

    Times Private Treaties penchant for enterprises with a difference continues in its investments in Astrel Genome, a company that marries technology with ancient knowledge to develop products in the biotech-pharm space, on the one hand, and in Eco Reco, India’s first e-waste management company.Astrel Genome is a research based biotech company with core competencies in the field of healthcare, ...


    By Eco Recycling Ltd

  • CCME pollution prevention awards

    Five organizations were honoured by the Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment (CCME) for demonstrating outstanding innovation and leadership in pollution prevention. The awards were presented by Alberta’s Minister of Environment, Rob Renner, during the 12th Canadian Pollution Prevention Roundtable held in Edmonton. The Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Using advanced filtration technologies to do more with less

    Advances in filtration technologies in the healthcare industry help to improve indoor air quality and increase cost savings The healthcare industry has made great progress in implementing strategies that lower risks, improve building efficiency, and reduce carbon footprints. Many measures are geared toward reducing heating and cooling system energy consumption, and recent advances in air ...

  • Veterinary effluent treated by AnoxKaldnes™ MBBR

    Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies to deliver the new waste water plant for a world’s leading veterinary company in China. Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies (VWS), global leader in water treatment, ...


  • Hydrogen for Air Products` Newest Fueling Station Comes From a Sustainable Source -- Municipal Wastewater

    Air Products (NYSE: APD), the leader in hydrogen fueling technology, today officially opened its newest California hydrogen fueling station drawing its feedstock from a very novel and sustainable source.  Air Products is pumping hydrogen into fuel cell vehicles that is generated from the municipal wastewater treatment plant at the Orange County Sanitation District (OCSD) in ...


    By Air Products

  • TCE Exposure Risks Due to Vapor Intrusion & Other Pathways

    Vapor intrusion occurs when there is a migration of volatile chemicals from contaminated groundwater or soil into an overlying building. Volatile chemicals emit vapors that migrate through subsurface soils and into indoor air spaces that can cause exposure concerns for the building’s occupants.   One common chemical pollutant that routinely causes vapor ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Dave matthews band caravan signs with ups to offset carbon footprint of its tour

    The Dave Matthews Band, a longtime leader in "greening" initiatives, is working with UPS (NYSE:UPS) to help create a more sustainable concert tour this summer. "We're joining the band to move the music in a sustainable way," said Ron Rogowski, UPS vice president, sponsorship & events. "We will demonstrate to the live music industry that speed, efficiency and reliability need not be sacrificed ...

  • Greener Package Competition Awards Sustainability Innovators

    Summit Media Group, Inc. announces the winners of the third annual Greener Package Awards for 2011, recognizing companies that have demonstrated outstanding efforts in packaging sustainability. Greener Package, Summit’s online sustainable packaging knowledge exchange, hosts this annual ...


    By PRWeb

  • Siemens Highlights Recent R&D Developments at Singapore International Water Week: Energy Reduction Key Focus

    SIWW, Singapore, June 28, 2010 - (ACN Newswire) - Since Siemens Water Technologies opened its global R&D center in Singapore in 2007, the company has been developing innovative technologies and processes that will help customers meet their water management challenges. At Singapore International Water Week (SIWW), held June 28-July 2, Siemens will highlight recent technological developments, ...


    By Japan Corporate News - JCN

  • November infringements package: main decisions

    In its monthly package of infringement decisions, the European Commission is pursuing legal action against Member States for failing to comply properly with their obligations under EU law. These decisions covering many sectors aim to ensure proper application of EU law for the benefit of citizens and businesses. The Commission has today taken 248 decisions, including 58 reasoned ...

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