healthcare waste

Characterization of littered face masks in the southeastern part of Turkey. Akarsu C, Madenli Ö, Deveci EÜ. Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2021 Apr 24. doi: 10.1007/s11356-021-14099-8. Occurrence of personal […]

A hospital is like a small town. Thousands of staff, patients and visitors on site at any one time As well as the core work of the hospital – assessing […]

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 […]

A Swansea University researcher team are investigating the possibility of using sunlight to convert hazardous medical waste into clean hydrogen fuel, developing a novel process called photoreforming which uses sunlight to simultaneously kill […]

New post available now for a clinical waste porter or, if you really want, an Operative! £9.45 per hour Sunderland, Tyne And Wear Temporary, full-time or part-time Duties and Responsibilities […]

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 […]