healthcare waste producer News

  • LDK Consultants completes the National Healthcare Waste Management Plan for Greece

    LDK Consultants recently completed a project of significant importance, regarding the elaboration of the waste management plan for waste originating from healthcare facilities nationwide, for the Greek Ministry of Environment, Physical Planning and Public Works. The main objective of the plan is to ensure the sound management of healthcare waste in respect to human health and the environment, in ...


    By LDK Consultants

  • Clear and Simple advice on healthcare waste audits provided by new CIWM guidance

    The Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM) has published the latest guidance on waste auditing for large healthcare producers. The document is set up by the Institution’s Healthcare Waste Special Interest Group, and is designed to provide straightforward and to the point guidance on pre-acceptance waste audits, as required by the Environmental Permitting (England & Wales) ...


    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

  • Cogeneration, a Track To Reduce Healthcare Energy Bills

    Cogeneration allows to simultaneously produce electricity and heat at a lower cost, while reducing greenhouse gas emissions. It is a high efficiency solution for decentralised energy production using onsite gas engines. Today the (French) power purchase obligation rate is favourable to these ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • MWV Healthcare’s Shellpak Renew Medication Adherence-Enhancing Solution Receives CPhI Sustainability Award

    MeadWestvaco Corporation (NYSE: MWV), a global leader in ...


  • Siberian energy producer ramps up power efficiency; taps GE technology

    EnergoMashinostroitelny Alliance (EM Alliance) today announced it has reached an agreement to use GE’s (NYSE: GE) highly reliable and energy-efficient aeroderivative gas turbine technology to update and expand the Omskaya TETs-3 power plant in the Siberian city of Omsk. Omsk is a major transport hub and industrial center with growing demands for electricity from both industrial facilities ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • Solving London’s Food Waste Issue is on the Menu

    GPT Waste is serving up a solution to London’s food waste issue. According to the Feeding Britain report, 4.3 million tonnes of surplus food is being thrown away in Britain every year. Approximately 18 million tonnes of food in the UK will end up in landfill annually, with the value being close to £23bn. The total value is rising rapidly due to ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • GPT Waste embraces National edoc programme

    On Wednesday 11th September, we were present at the preview of the National electronic duty of care programme (edoc) which was unveiled at the CIWM RWM Show in Birmingham. The edoc programme is a four year initiative that began development in January 2011 and will run until December 2014. The programme is an EU LIFE+ funded initiative set up by Environment Agency, Chartered Institute of Wastes ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Waste & Recycling News launches `Best Places To Work`

    There are average, everyday employers. Then there are companies that go the extra mile for their workers: Pizza day. Generous Christmas bonuses. A paid day off each year on your birthday. It's those special touches that make a company a "Best Place to Work." Waste & Recycling Newsis eager to discover what companies are doing right by the workers and deserve the title of "Best Places To Work" ...


  • 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

  • NHS Doctors have a responsibility to cut waste and manage resources more effectively

    With NHS finances being stretched to the limit and budgets constantly under pressure, it is apparent that resources need to being managed more efficiently to minimise waste across the sector. The questions is not ‘how can resources be managed more effectively?’, it is actually a case of identifying ‘who’ is best placed to own the problem and tackle the issues ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Penton’s WasteExpo 2016 explores a future without food waste

    Penton’s WasteExpo, North America's largest solid waste, recycling and organics industry event, today officially announced it will host the Food Recovery Forum, a special two-day event centered on this booming industry. The conference program was developed in collaboration with Dr. Stuart Buckner, former Executive Director of the U.S. Composting Council. WasteExpo is scheduled to take place ...


    By Penton

  • 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

  • Waste management comes under the spotlight at Gulf Environment Forum

    Organisers of the Gulf Environment Forum have announced two key sponsors, SAES Enviro and SEPCO, as the issue of waste management comes under the spotlight. Initiated by the Presidency of Meteorology & Environment, the event returns to the Jeddah Hilton after huge success in 2010, which was held under the patronage of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah Bin ...


    By BME Global Ltd.

  • Waste used to energise the Irish Economy with renewable power, jobs and growth

    Clarke Energy has signed a contract with Bord na Móna to deliver a landfill gas power plant at the Drehid Landfill site in the Republic of Ireland. This power plant will help to stimulate the economy utilising landfill gas that originates from household waste to produce renewable ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Penton´s Waste Industry Group Announces 2013 WasteExpo Conference Program

    Penton's Waste Industry Group today announced the conference program for WasteExpo, North America's largest trade event for the solid waste and recycling community.  The program, which is produced in partnership with the Environmental Industries Associations (EIA), includes three days of dozens of sessions and workshops taught by industry experts on the ...


    By Penton

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