Medical Waste News

  • Another order from Pakistan

    We’ve written before in our weekly blogs how we always enjoy a feeling of pride and achievement every time we receive a new order. So when that order is from a brand new customer based in a country where we haven’t done business for a good many years, then it is doubly satisfying. But what makes this latest order from a leading medical institution based in Karachi, Pakistan so ...


    By Todaysure Matthews

  • We’ve strengthened our incinerator systems team

    A couple of months ago, back in early July, we announced the news that in order to consolidate our position and our international reputation as the world’s leading incinerator systems specialist we were embarking on a major recruitment drive to strengthen our head office administration, design office and engineering teams. We are now delighted to announce that our search for new staff has ...


    By Todaysure Matthews

  • UK’s 2016 Recovinyl PVC recycling figures reach a new high

    The collection and recycling of waste PVC in the UK reached a new high of 120,392 tonnes in 2016, according to latest figures from Recovinyl, the PVC industry’s recycling scheme. It’s an increase of 12% compared to the previous year (2015: 107,593). The window profiles recycled represent the equivalent to more than five million window frames (5,158,483) or enough to glaze 515,848 ...

  • The Surefire SF150. Is this our most popular waste incinerator?

    We’ve always stated that the majority of the waste incinerators that we supply are either bespoke models or customised designs, but we have to admit that very often customers come to us wanting a unit from our standard ranges and when it comes to Surefire then the ...


    By Todaysure Matthews

  • Bredel pumps provide hygienic solutions at Russian food plant

    Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group (WMFTG) has supplied Bredel CIP (clean-in-place) pumps to a global brand sauce and condiments manufacturing plant in Russia. Replacing pumps that were proving difficult to clean and maintain, Bredel CIP 50 models are being used to pump products that include cheese sauce, tomato ketchup and ...

  • RecoMed wins National Recycling Award for medical PVC recycling

    RecoMed, the PVC medical devices take-back scheme, is a joint winner of the Waste Prevention category of the 2017 National Recycling Awards for its innovative approach to sustainable healthcare recycling. It’s yet another accolade - the third in two years - for the unique UK-wide scheme, which is run by project partners Axion Consulting, a resource recovery specialist, and the British ...

  • Odor-No-More, Inc. signs National Purchasing Agreement with Waste Connections

    WESTMINSTER, CA – (April 21, 2017) Odor-No-More, Inc., a subsidiary of BioLargo, Inc. (OTCQB : BLGO), announced it has signed a “National Purchasing Agreement” (“NPA”) with Waste Connections, Inc., a leading integrated solid waste and recycling service company headquartered in The Woodlands, TX. The NPA provides a discounted pricing schedule for ...

  • MediBurn: Destroying Medical Waste in Developing Countries and Remote Locations

    A devastating earthquake occurs in Haiti. An outbreak of Ebola is reported in Africa. A volcano destroys half of the Caribbean island of Montserrat. What do they have in common? In each case, Elastec’s MediBurn was employed to assist in the recovery. MediBurn is a diesel fueled medical waste incinerator designed for use in hospitals, clinics, pharmacies, laboratories, blood banks and ...


    By Elastec

  • 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

  • Oxidation of Methotrexate by Ozone

    Ozonator Industries Ltd. is pleased to announce the results of the testing done by the University of Saskatchewan’s Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering on the ozonation of methotrexate (MTX) in water. Ozonation is the core treatment technology used in the Ozonator Industries NG-3000 solution in treating bio-hazardous waste. It was found that “MTX was totally degraded ...


    By OZONATOR Industries Limited

  • 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 Matthews

  • 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)

  • BioLargo subsidiary Odor-No-More Pledges $60,000 to Support EREF’s Scholarship Program

    BioLargo, Inc. subsidiary Odor-No-More, Inc., through its leadership team, has pledged $60,000 to the Environmental Research and Education Foundation (EREF) to fund scholarships for graduate students conducting research into solid waste management. EREF scholarships recognize graduate students pursuing excellence in solid waste management research and education. Recipients are chosen based on ...

  • 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 Matthews

  • RecoMed wins INOVYN Sustainability Award for medical PVC recycling

    RecoMed, the PVC medical devices take-back scheme, has won the Sustainability category of the 2016 INOVYN Awards for its innovative approach to sustainable healthcare recycling. It’s the second accolade in just over a year for the scheme, which is run by project partners Axion Consulting, a resource recovery specialist, and the British ...

  • 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.

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