Blenkharn Environmental

Regulated disposal of tissue waste has always been problematic. Simply putting them, suitably bagged or binned as appropriate into a licensed clinical waste incinerator is straightforward though often rather disruptive […]

Baling machines, shredders and the like present a significant risk of serious injury to workers in the waste sector. In Thailand, a worker using a baling machine to compress plastic […]

The US CDC has updated its Stop Sticks campaign page. Though addressing sharps injury in the healthcare environment in particular the information presented addresses all such interests. It is worthy of […]

It is claimed that human remains have been found in 100 containers of exported recycling sent from UK to Sri Lanka. The British government – the Environment Agency – has […]

The following may provide some positive solutions for the disposal/reuse explanted pacemakers: https://www.pace4life.org/donating-pacemakers http://www.iccm-uk.com/iccm/library/ICCM%20Recycling%20of%20Pacemakers%20Scheme%20Newsletter%20Final.pdf Last updated: Thursday, July 18, 2019

The ongoing ‘HIV blood’ scandal inquiry continues and it was noticeable that one witness has spoken of the distress caused to her and her late husband when the clinical waste […]

In a further row over clinical waste management in Scotland, The Scottish Herald reports in gory detail about a row over photos of bins labelled anatomical waste outside Edinburgh’s Western General […]

Clinical waste firm Healthcare Environmental Services (HES) has gone into liquidation four months after all of its staff were made redundant. Accountants BDO have been appointed to the Lanarkshire-based company […]

Interesting news from the US company Elastec, who offer a number of different portable incinerators* intended for modest volumes of clinical wastes and pharma waste respectively. The company produce the […]