Waste Stories 7/9/2015


1. ISWA World Congress 2015, Antwerp

The city of Antwerp and Interafval look forward to welcoming you at the ISWA World Congress 2015 in Flanders/Belgium!

ISWA aims to make this congress in Antwerp a memorable success. ISWA 2015 Antwerp will guarantee a balanced mix of internationally renowned keynote speakers, representatives of institutions and agencies worldwide that determine waste and materials policy, interesting insights into the latest scientific and technological developments in the sector, and above all, a lot of opportunities for networking and exchange of experience.

See details here: ISWA World Congress

2.Free access to Waste Management and Research articles until September 30

Read the articles here: WM&R

3. Joint Healthcare Waste and Resources Research Group and ISWA International conference (sponsored by Grundon Waste Management)

In conjunction with the International Solid Waste Association (ISWA), the Group will be hosting an international conference on April 14 and 15, 2016. It will be held at St Thomas’ Hospital in London. Topics to be covered will include current and emerging technologies, sustainability and preparing for emergencies.

The draft programme can be found here: Draft schedule (Aug 2015)

Sponsors include: Daniels Sharpsmart, Econix, GV Health, Frontier Medical Group and ISS Ltd. (Please contact Terry Tudor: terry.tudor@northampton.ac.uk, if you wish to sponsor)

Booking details for early bird registration can be found here: healthcare waste 2016 conference

4. Short course on healthcare waste management

This short course provides an introduction to the effective management of Healthcare Wastes.

Learning Outcomes:

• To become aware of, and how to comply with, the relevant policies and legislation governing the management of healthcare waste

• To understand the issues surrounding the consignment and transport of healthcare waste

• To become aware of the key thermal and alternative treatment technologies employed in managing healthcare waste

Book to do the course here: healthcare waste short course

5. CIWM Sustainability and Resource Awards

Get recognised as one of our industry’s highest achievers and innovators and enter this year’s Sustainability and Resource Awards. The host will be Nick Hewer, host of Countdown and Alan Sugar’s right-hand man on The Apprentice. Showcase your project, innovation or resource management venture.

Click here for further details

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