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  • 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

  • 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

  • Antea Group Releases New White Paper on Hazardous Waste Management Services in the Healthcare Sector

    Since the early 1980’s hazardous waste management in this country has largely consisted of a “one size fits all” set of stringent regulations promulgated under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). The regulations presume that manufacturers and commercial operations generate relatively predictable amounts of hazardous waste from specific locations and processes. ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • Beware the Slippery Slope: Slips, Trips, and Falls at Healthcare Facilities

    Hospitals are safe places to work - right? Well, maybe not. US Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics for 2014 (the most recent year published) show that total recordable case rate for hospitals (injury and illness cases per 100 full-time workers) is 6.2. The hospital injury rate is higher ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • Guidance on WEEE regulations issued by BIS

    Businesses are prepared for the changes to the WEEE system by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS). The WEEE Regulations 2013: Government Guidance Notes were released by the Department for BIS on the 1st of November for ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • 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 ...


  • 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

  • Level Sensors Market in water and waste water management

    Level measurement is a very basic process used across several industrial segments. Due to advancement in level sensing technologies, level sensors are expected to show proper growth during the forecast period. The market has entered into a transition from contact type of measurement to non-contact type of measurement over the past five years. Though the current market is dominated by contact ...


  • Securis Announces Franchise Territories for E-Waste Recycling and Data Destruction Services

    Securis, Inc., a leader in electronics recycling and data destruction services, announced today that it is offering franchise opportunities in multiple new markets throughout the mid-Atlantic region. The company’s franchising strategy is part of Securis’ national expansion to serve the growing demand for electronics recycling and data destruction services, a market that is between $6 billion to ...


  • Irish EPA publishes National Hazardous Waste Management Plan

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) this week published a National Hazardous Waste Management Plan for the period 2008-2012 for the prevention, reduction and management of hazardous waste in Ireland. In 2006 there were 284,000 tonnes of hazardous waste generated, and half of this waste was exported for treatment abroad. The largest quantity of hazardous waste is generated by Irish industry ...

  • EPA Proposes Rules to Improve Hazardous Waste Management and Better Protect our Waterways

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing two new hazardous waste rules to strengthen environmental protection while reducing regulatory burden on businesses. One of the proposed rules will protect waterways, including drinking and surface water, by preventing the flushing of hazardous waste pharmaceuticals and simplify the requirements for healthcare workers. The other rule ...

  • 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.

  • Recycle Track Systems (RTS) is bringing technological innovation and a shared sustainability vision to the waste removal process at Juice Press

    Recycle Track Systems (RTS), a waste and recycling technology company headquartered in New York City, is proud to announce a new partnership with Juice Press –  the East Coast's fastest growing organic food and beverage retailer. Leveraging its proprietary technology, RTS is disrupting the waste and recycling industry by reducing costs, diverting more waste ...


    By Recycle Track Systems (RTS)

  • Media Availability: National Solid Wastes Management Association`s President & CEO Sharon H. Kneiss on Sandy Clean-Up

     Super storm Sandy ravaged communities along the Eastern seaboard of the United States.  Once the immediate concerns related to rescue operations and initial assessments of damage are complete, communities will concentrate on clean up. Many solid waste services companies have emergency response plans and response protocols.  Many solid waste services companies coordinate directly ...


  • Sionix Announces Plans for Construction and Operation of Waste Water Treatment Facility in the Bakken Shale Formation of North Dakota

    Sionix Corporation (OTCBB: SINX), designer of innovative and patented advanced mobile water treatment systems (MWTS), announced today that it has executed an agreement with Dakota Solutions, Inc. (DSI) for the lease of property in Tioga, North Dakota for the construction and operation of a Waste Water Treatment Facility (WWTF) in the Bakken Shale Formation. Under the terms of the agreement Sionix ...


    By Sionix Corporation

  • 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 ...


  • Stericycle Becomes Member of Practice Greenhealth

      LAKE FOREST, Ill., April 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Stericycle, Inc. (NASDAQ: SRCL) today announced it has become a member of Practice Greenhealth, a nonprofit organization spearheading positive environmental stewardship and best practices in the healthcare community. Stericycle also announced it is one of 15 members of the Practice Greenhealth (PGH) Environmentally Preferable ...


    By Stericycle, Inc.

  • Environmental Marketing Experts Champion Prominent Chicago Area Consulting Firm

    Cochrane & Associates teams up with EC2, Inc., one of the Midwest’s most well-known environmental consulting and inspection services providers. EC2, Inc. (ec2), a leading provider of environmental services for property owners and building occupants, has announced that they have retained the marketing services of Cochrane & Associates, LLC. The specialized marketing and public relations firm ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Pharmaceutical effluent to large-scale MBBR plant

    Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies will design and commission a biological waste water treatment plant to treat all effluents of an existing specialized tablets and capsules pharmaceutical manufacturing site to meet the local stringent water discharge regulation. The core treatment is an AnoxKaldnes MBBR biological treatment. The client, one of the largest pharmaceutical companies ...


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