waste regulation

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 […]

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 […]

Screaming inevitably the piles of legs, arms and whatever, the newspapers report two burglars arrested after breaking into the HES site at Longbenton, North Tyneside. Adding to the shock horror […]

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 […]

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 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 […]