regulation

Treating microbiological laboratory waste on the site where it is produced: RPS 233 Microbiological laboratories produce microbiology cultures and other microbiologically contaminated wastes. They are autoclaved on site to sterilise […]

Technical guidance for regulated industry sectors: environmental permitting. Environment Agency updates and published its Environmental permitting technical guidance, to include new guidance for healthcare waste: appropriate measures for permitted facilities. https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/technical-guidance-for-regulated-industry-sectors-environmental-permitting?utm_source=6df99270-dd1d-4dc6-a253-29abe10ae97c&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=govuk-notifications&utm_content=immediate […]

Environment Agency RPS updates: The latest regulatory position statement updates from the Environment Agency. Monitoring emissions from some environmental permitting activities: RPS C7 Emissions to air from Large Combustion Plant in […]

Nice opinion piece on letsrecycle.com about the challenges of dealing with clinical waste capacity at the present time of coronavirus and, in particular, the challenges caused by managing the HES […]

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 […]

The papers are reporting today what the call the Eco-hypocrisy! of the Environment Agency. They run 3,356 diesel vehicles despite being tasked with fighting pollution and Environment Agency bosses have been […]

Staff infected by dirty needles in drug-ridden jails have won £734,000 in payouts in last 3 years. The settlements, including legal costs, were made to as few as nine people, […]

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 […]