incineration

The Environment Agency has now published an update to its Regulatory Position Statement (RPS C23) entitled “Incinerating specified healthcare wastes at a municipal waste incinerator: RPS C23”. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/incinerating-specified-healthcare-wastes-at-a-municipal-waste-incinerator-rps-c23/incinerating-specified-healthcare-wastes-at-a-municipal-waste-incinerator-rps-c23 This COVID-19 […]

Better late than never, the Environment Agency have issued guidance concerning healthcare waste management changes in relation to coronavirus. It all seems quite sensible, though predictably late to appear. T hough […]

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 […]

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 […]

There are, no doubt, lots of different opinions regarding the current HES Ltd “scandal”. Before making your own decisions about this, read the documents presented by HES Ltd at https://www.healthcareenv.com/the-truth. […]

A proposed medical waste plant for Newhaven has been described as ‘another bullet in the back for an already ailing town’ by one objector. Clean Thermodynamic Energy Conversion (CTEC) is […]

Among the myriad press reports, government statements and whistleblower claims, some interesting pictures are emerging:   from https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/nhs-body-parts-scandal-firm-13428693   from https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6285325/The-human-waste-mountains-Photos-expose-shocking-scale-unbearable-NHS-rubbish-stench.html       from https://www.hulldailymail.co.uk/news/health/body-parts-stacked-ceiling-were-2120865 Some poor practices but I for one have […]