medical waste technology News

  • Medical Practices: Save money on waste

    Biomedical waste hauling can mean big expenditures for medical practices. As a general rule, a small- to medium-sized medical office spends between $300 to $1,000 each month for transport and treatment services, with dentists averaging between $70-150 per month. “There’s a lot of waste in the waste business, and healthcare workers often think they’re paying less for these services than they ...


  • Emission rules tighten for medical waste incinerators

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's new limits on air emissions will affect most existing hospital, medical, and infectious waste incinerators (HMIWI). This final action will reduce about 390,000 pounds of several pollutants each year including acid gases, nitrogen oxides, and metals such as lead, cadmium, and mercury. The agency also is finalizing additional testing, monitoring, and ...


    By Custom Stack Analysis, LLC.

  • MagneGas Signs Agreement to Treat Medical and Pharmaceutical Waste

    MagneGas® Corporation ("MagneGas" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: MNGA), a technology company that includes among its inventions a patented process that converts liquid waste into a hydrogen-based fuel, announced today it has signed a Letter of Intent ("LOI") with Pioneer Recycling, LLC ("Pioneer"), a Tampa-based waste disposal provider, to test and treat liquid medical waste and expired ...


    By MagneGas Corporation

  • Solid waste incinerator for commercial, industrial and medical industries

    Granite Environmental solid waste incinerators provide a safe and effective solution for solid waste disposal in environmentally sensitive and remote locations. Incineration is a waste treatment technology for the controlled combustion of waste organic materials and substances. Our company has four models for commercial and industrial waste incineration available. Key ...


    By Granite Environmental, Inc

  • Rotoblock Corp. (RTBC.OB) Reports 2011 Earnings Growth on Medical Waste Treatment Technology in China

    Rotoblock Corp. (OTCBB: RTBC) announced consolidated net income for the year ended December 31, 2011 of $764,368 compared to a net loss of $715,391 for the year ended December 31, 2010. The increase in the consolidated net income was the result of the closing of the November 2011 Amended and Restated Agreement and Plan of Share Exchange between Rotoblock and daifuWaste Management Holding ...


    By Marketwire

  • 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

  • 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.

  • Medical Waste Management Market to Grow at a CAGR of 4.8% to 2018

    The report “Medical Waste Management Market by Sector (Hospital & Pharmaceutical), Service (Collection, Transportation & Storage, Treatment, Disposal & Recycling), Treatment Technology (Mechanical, Thermal, Chemical, Microwave Irradiation) & Geography – Global Trends & Forecast to 2018” by MarketsandMarkets is now available at ...

  • Hazardous medical wastes targeted in $40-million joint UN-Indian project

    The United Nations agency that promotes industrial development for poverty reduction and environmental sustainability has teamed up with the Government of India in a $40-million pilot project to help the country’s healthcare system dispose of hazardous medical waste. “Every year, over 300,000 tons of medical waste is generated in India,” UN Industrial Development Organization ...


    By United Nations

  • Rotoblock Medical Waste Treatment Effective Against SARS, Other Infectious Diseases

    In May, China reported more than 982,932 cases of infectious diseases resulting in 1,575 deaths, but no cases of SARS thanks in part to new government policies and a breakthrough in medical waste treatment from Rotoblock Corp. (OTCBB: RTBC). An outbreak of SARS occurred between 2002 and 2003 in China that nearly became a pandemic, with 8,422 cases and 916 deaths worldwide (10.9% fatality), ...


    By Marketwire

  • Perma-Fix Signs Option Agreement to License Technology for Use in Proprietary Process to Produce Medical Isotopes

    ATLANTA, June 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Perma-Fix Environmental Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: PESI) today announced it has signed an exclusive option agreement with Battelle, which operates Pacific Northwest National Laboratory for the U.S. Department of Energy, to license technology from PNNL for use with Perma-Fix's proprietary process to ...

  • U.S. Medical Waste Market Analysis: Treatment, Containment, Management and Disposal Products Reviewed in New Research Report at ReportsnReports.com

    “U.S. Medical Waste Treatment, Containment, Management and Disposal Markets” this report provides:     An overview of the market for various types of medical waste treatment, containment, management, and disposal products, with current and potential applications for each     Analyses of market trends, with data from ...


  • Rotoblock Completes Share Exchange in Acquisition of daifuWaste`s Green Medical Waste Treatment Systems in China

    Rotoblock, Inc. (OTCBB: RTBC) announced that it has completed its agreement and share exchange with daifuWaste Management Holdings Limited, its shareholders and Rotoblock CEO Chien Chih Liu, the principal shareholder dated November 11, 2011. Daifu shareholders have transferred 83% of their shares to Rotoblock in exchange for 73.8 million shares of common stock in Rotoblock. Under the agreement, ...


    By Marketwire

  • Medical waste, bad for your health and bad for your rights, warns UN expert

    Medical waste is posing a growing problem worldwide, jeopardizing the health of staff, patients, disposal workers and anyone else coming into contact with the often hazardous materials discarded by hospitals and other health-care sites, a United Nations human rights expert said today. Calin Georgescu, the UN Special Rapporteur on human rights and toxic waste, issued a ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • UPDATE: Rotoblock Medical Waste Treatment Effective Against SARS, Other Infectious Diseases

    In May, China reported more than 982,932 cases of infectious diseases resulting in 1,575 deaths, but no cases of SARS thanks in part to new government policies and a breakthrough in medical waste treatment from Rotoblock Corp. (OTCBB: RTBC). An outbreak of SARS occurred between 2002 and 2003 in China that nearly became a pandemic, with 8,422 cases and 916 deaths worldwide (10.9% fatality) ...


    By Marketwire

  • MarketsandMarkets Published Global Waste to Energies Technologies Market

    The global energy market is witnessing a shift toward waste to energy technologies due to growing energy demands worldwide, the rapid depletion of conventional sources of energy, and concerns over environmental pollution from conventional energy sources. Governments across the globe are offering initiatives and financial schemes to encourage production of energy from industrial and agricultural ...


  • Medical Radiation Detection, Monitoring & Safety Market Forecasts to 2017

    The global radiation protection (detection, monitoring, and safety) market was valued at $920.0 million in 2012, and is expected to reach $1,231.2 million by 2017 at a CAGR of 6.0% from 2012 to 2017. The various industries covered in this report are healthcare, manufacturing, defense, nuclear power plants, homeland security, and others (waste management, mining, agriculture, and food ...

  • EPA and Hackensack University Medical Center team up to increase green practices

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Hackensack University Medical Center have entered into an agreement to enhance environmental practices at the hospital. The medical center has pledged to reduce its use of plastics, reduce and recycle solid waste, complete the final phase of its green roof, use nontoxic cleaning products, conserve energy and water, and reduce air pollution from its ...

  • Canadian company ships new technology for treatment of biohazardous waste

    Ozonator Industries Ltd. has just announced the shipping of their first OZONATOR NG-1000 unit. The unit has been shipped to Union Hospital in Terre Haute, Indiana, in the United States for immediate installation. In making the announcement, Ozonator Industries Ltd. President and CEO Peter Klaptchuk stated “We at Ozonator Industries are very proud to be a part of this environmentally ...


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