Medical Waste News

  • We’ve teamed up with NHS Trust Leeds to push sustainability in hospitals

    We’re working closely with Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust to reduce the carbon footprint of hospitals around Leeds, and save money through steps such as improving recycling and saving energy. We were in the Gledhow Wing at St James’s Hospital last week supporting the Estates team with their NHS ...


    By Wybone Ltd

  • Oxleas choose Wybone Mental Health Sackholders, again!

    We’re continuing to support Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust, who have ordered an additional 290 sackholders with coloured waste stream lids that will be sited within their mental health estate. The interest began when Oxleas trialled several of our Mental ...


    By Wybone Ltd

  • Circular Economy: EU Commission Delivers on Its Promises

    One year after adopting its Circular Economy Package, the European Commission has reported on the delivery and progress of key initiatives of its 2015 Action Plan. Together with the report, the Commission also: took further measures recently (1/26) by establishing a Circular Economy Finance Support Platform with the European Investment Bank (EIB) bringing together investors and ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • E-waste recyclers discuss future trends

    The Internet of Things is one of the key trends of the future. Already today, 15 billion things are digitally connected with one another and experts predict an increase to 50 billion devices in the IoT (Internet of Things) by the year 2020. These things include not only computers, tablets and smartphones, but also wearables, consumer electronics and the vehicles we use. However, although this ...

  • The first Allburn incinerator is heading for Africa

    It is only a little over two months since we announced the launch of our new competitively priced Allburn range of waste incinerators, but already this cost-conscious concept has proved to be so attractive that we have completed our first order and it is now ready for shipment to Guinea in West Africa. We introduced the Allburn brand in a bid to meet the requirements of those customers who, ...


    By Todaysure Limited

  • R-V Industries acquires Genesis Packaging Technologies

    R-V Industries, Inc. (RVII) announced the purchase of Genesis Packaging Technologies, Exton, PA. Genesis Packaging Technologies is a worldwide leader in the science and technology of parenteral vial sealing and residual seal force testing. RVII will retain the Genesis employees and continue operations at its existing Exton, PA location as the “Genesis Packaging ...


    By R-V Industries, 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)

  • European hazardous waste management improving, but its prevention needs attention

    Despite improvements in hazardous waste management, more measures would be required to prevent the build-up of hazardous waste across Europe, according to a European Environment Agency (EEA) report released today. The report reviews the application of waste prevention programmes across European countries regarding waste types that are considered to be most dangerous to human health and the ...

  • The countdown to Dubai is on

    Preparations are well underway to unveil our latest medical waste disposal expertise. After what seems to be months of planning we are now only a matter of a few weeks away from Arab Health, the Middle East’s biggest and most ...


    By Todaysure Limited

  • 2016 SNO Conference Will Focus on Sustainable Nanotechnology Systems

    The 2016 Sustainable Nanotechnology Organization (SNO) conference will be held November 10-12, 2016. The conference sessions will be organized around selected “systems,” and sessions will be populated with talks on applications, effects and implications, analytical methods, and lifecycle aspects of nanomaterials within each system. The aims are to identity where nanomaterials and ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Merck’s New Steritest™ Symbio Pump Accessories Enable Faster, Safer Sterility Testing in Any Setting

    Merck, a leading science and technology company, has introduced a set of Steritest™ Symbio Pump systems accessories that accelerate and streamline sterility testing workflows. The new accessories address testing challenges in various ...


    By Merck

  • European NGOs Call On European Commission To Follow Through On Their Promise To Address The Problem Of Pharmaceuticals In The Environment

    Yesterday, five NGOs, representing hundreds of environmental and health organisations in all 28 European Union Member States, sent a joint letter to European Commission (EC) President Jean-Claude Junker, Vice-President Frans Timmermans, Commissioner for the Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, Karmenu Vella, and Commissioner for Health & Food Safety, Vytenis Andriukaitis, calling for ...

  • 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

  • Identifying Sewer Gas Exposure Risks in Commercial and Residential Properties

    Many people have at one time or another walked into a home or building and immediately encountered the unpleasant odor associated with sewer gas. Exposure to these objectionable odors can not only be distressing, in high enough concentrations they can even create health and safety concerns for building occupants.   Sewer gas is a complex mixture of ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • The Evolution of A Shredder: Uni-Shear SR500

    How long can a machine really last? Apparently, forever, according to SSI Shredding Systems, located in Wilsonville, Oregon. SSI specializes in building solutions for waste and material processing. They really do build and service machines that last for a lifetime. This philosophy starts with every machine that they make, and have made, for 35 years.  SSI has installations in over ...


    By SSI Shredding Systems, Inc.

  • Temperature measurement with Resistance Temperature Detectors (RTD)

    Heating, destiling, evaporating, sterilizing, cooling and freezing – Temperature is the most measured parameter in the process industry, food production and in the production of pharmaceuticals, in order to ensure the quality of products and the safety of the plant. Worldwide the temperature measurement using RTDs has established itself as the dominating technology. This ...


    By Endress Hauser

  • U.S. Environmental Contracting Business Grows to $24.5 Billion in Revenues

    The U.S. Environmental Contracting* business generated $24.5 billion in revenues in 2015, with Remediation & Industrial Services contributing $13.6-billion and Hazardous Waste Management contributing $10.9-billion, according to new research by Environmental Business International Inc., publisher of Environmental Business Journal (EBJ). ...

  • Veolia North America moving headquarters to Boston

    Veolia, the global leader in environmental solutions and optimized resource management, has announced that it is moving its headquarters to Boston. The company stated that the Boston “region’s innovation and sustainability culture is a perfect fit for the world’s largest environmental services company.” Veolia North America is a member of the International District Energy ...

  • Perma Pure to Exhibit at the Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA) Annual Conference

    Perma Pure LLC, a global leader of gas conditioning solutions for medical, scientific, and environmental monitoring applications, today announced that the Company will be participating at the Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA) Annual Conference & Exhibition, being held from June 20-23, in New Orleans, LA. The Perma Pure exhibit, ...


    By Perma Pure LLC

  • Ecomondo World Tour

    With Ecomondo and Key Energy the “Italian-made green technology” is becoming a key actor in five continents. In fact, the 32-date international road show that Rimini Fiera has scheduled in collaboration with the Ministry for the Environment, Emilia Romagna Region and the main trade associations to present the expos dedicated to the “environment system“ which from 8th to ...


    By Rimini Fiera S.p.A

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