healthcare waste transfer News

  • 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

  • BD and Waste Management Launch Initiative to Recycle Medical Sharps

    BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX) and Waste Management Healthcare Solutions, a subsidiary of Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM), today announced an agreement to recycle medical sharps waste from hospitals and other healthcare facilities.  The companies are jointly launching the BD ecoFinity™ Life Cycle Solution, an innovative service that will recycle ...


    By Waste Management Inc.

  • The UK’S only low level radioactive waste repository chooses MP5

    The Low Level Waste Repository (LLWR) is the principal national disposal facility for low level radioactive waste in the UK. The Repository plays a key role in delivering the UK's nuclear decommissioning strategy for site owners - the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority NDA. Originally disposal of waste was based on landfill practices, with waste being tipped into clay-based trenches (7 in total) ...


    By EHS Data Ltd.

  • DaVita to Launch Dialyzer Recycling Pilot Project through Collaboration with Waste Management and BD

    DaVita Inc. (NYSE: DVA), a leading provider of kidney care services for those diagnosed with end stage renal disease (ESRD) and chronic kidney disease (CKD), today announced the company is leveraging the expertise of ...


  • MP5 EHS data mangement system used to manage data at the UK`s Low Level Radioative Waste repository in Cumbria, UK

    The Low Level Waste Repository (LLWR) is the principal national disposal facility for low level radioactive waste in the UK. The Repository plays a key role in delivering the UK's nuclear decommissioning strategy for site owners the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority NDA.Originally disposal of waste was based on landfill practices, with waste being tipped into clay-based trenches (7 in total) and ...


    By EHS Data Ltd.

  • Casella Waste Systems, Foley Distributing and SCA`s Power of Three(TM) Program Receives the 2012 Vermont Governor`s Award for Environmental Excellence

    Casella Waste Systems (NASDAQ: CWST), Foley Distributing and SCA, have advanced their leadership in providing consumers with resource sustainability services by teaming up and winning the Vermont Governor's Award for Environmental Excellence. The awards were established in 1993 to recognize the actions taken by Vermonters to conserve and protect natural resources, prevent pollution, and promote ...


    By Casella Waste Systems, Inc

  • Building on the Green Economy of New York

    The State of New York has launched a major initiative to attract jobs and economic growth by building on the core elements of the green economy and addressing climate related vulnerabilities made painfully evident during Hurricane Sandy. State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo outlined the plan in his 2013 State of the State Address last week. "New York is on its way, coming back stronger than ever ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Imtech to boost the solar energy industry in Peru

    Gouda - Royal Imtech N.V. (IM-AE, technical services provider in and outside Europe) is going to give a boost to the solar energy industry in Peru as part of its commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility (CRS). It involves two pilot projects in a school and a hospital in the village of Sibayo, in the Colca Canyon in the Andes mountains. The company will be working alongside ...


    By Royal Imtech N.V

  • Corporations go public with eco-friendly patents

      Leading members of the corporate community have come together in a first-of-its-kind effort to help the environment, unleashing dozens of innovative, environmentally responsible patents to the public domain. Availability of these patents will encourage researchers, entrepreneurs and companies of all sizes in any industry to create, apply and further develop their consumer or industrial ...

  • Vermont Organizations and Residents Recognized by EPA for Environmental Achievements

    Four winners in Vermont were recognized today at EPA’s 2015 Environmental Merit Awards ceremony. The environmental leaders were among 27 recipients across New England honored for helping to improve New England’s environment. Each year EPA New England recognizes individuals and groups in the six New England states who have worked to protect or improve the region’s environment in ...

  • Corporations release eco-friendly patents

    Leading members of the corporate community have come together in a first-of-its-kind effort to help the environment, unleashing dozens of innovative, environmentally responsible patents to the public domain. Availability of these patents will encourage researchers, entrepreneurs and companies of all sizes in any industry to create, apply and further develop their consumer or industrial ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Waters Selects MTM Research Center at Orebro University for Center of Innovation Honors

    At a ceremony at the School of Science and Technology at Orebro University (Orebro, Sweden) Waters announced the selection of the MTM Research Center for its Centers of Innovation Program for research in the field of persistent organic pollutants ...


    By Waters Corporation

  • February 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 121 decisions, including 18 ...

  • Canada’s Economic Growth Higher than Most OECD Countries, but…

    Canada’s economic growth has been fairly solid and in any case higher than in most other OECD countries since the recession, according to the OECD’s Economic Survey of Canada 2014 report released today. But meeting international targets for reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions remains one of several challenges Canada will face in the years ahead. Canada also faces challenges in ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • July 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 419 decisions, including 63 reasoned ...

  • Powering the Fight Against Malaria & Aids

    Integrated Medical Industries Limited (IMIL), a Nigerian medical equipment maker, has contracted with Clarke Energy to install a captive power plant on the front line of the battle against malaria and aids. Double first: The manufacturing plant is the first World Health Organization (WHO) Performance Quality Safety (PQS) pre-qualified plant in Western ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • 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 ...

  • The 2012 LIFE+ projects

    Austria 4 projects (14.5 million) LIFE+ Environment Policy and Governance (1 project – 3.6 million) LIFE-URBANLAKE (Stadt Wien – Magistratsabteilung 45 – Wiener Gewässer): This project intends to define strategies to reduce the vulnerability of the “Alte Donau” from effects of climate ...

  • Recent federal developments

    TSCA/FIFRA/NTP/EPCRA The following item is of major importance to many of our clients and friends. We will issue a more detailed analysis of the legislation early next week. Lautenberg Introduces Safe Chemicals Act Of 2011: On April 14, 2011, Senator Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) introduced the Safe Chemicals Act of 2011, which is intended to modernize the ...


    By Acta Group

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