Waste Stories 30/4/2018


The Healthcare Waste and Resources Research Group

1. Half day workshop on remanufacturing/repair/reuse and single use in the healthcare sector

This half-day workshop which is sponsored by Grundon Waste Management Ltd, will focus on the remanufacturing/repair/reuse of bulky items, as well as the effective management of single use items in healthcare facilities. There will be short presentations from Alan Armstrong from Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, and Karl Sheehan from Sharpsmart. Following the presentations, there will be the opportunity for discussion and the sharing of information. These discussions will be facilitated by Anne Woolridge and Maria Mahon. A light lunch will be served at the end.

Bookings for this event are now closed

2. Knowledge Transfer Partnerships

Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) schemes link businesses with a university and a graduate to work on a specific project, which will enable businesses to grow and be innovative. The goal is to transfer expert know-how and skills into the company, and provide new challenges and ideas to the University.

The University of Northampton has access to the expertise and funding to support KTPs.

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3. ISWA Communication Award

The ISWA Communication Award has been designed to honour excellent Waste Communication Campaigns that increase public awareness and promote sustainable waste and resource management.  The deadline for nominations is 8 May 2018 via the online submission platform.

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4. Webinar on how to source opportunities on Contract Finder

Join this 30 minute webinar to get an introduction to Contracts Finder; in particular, how to set up contract alerts, respond to bids, manage opportunities, and make the most of the dispute resolution service if you see terms and conditions you feel are unworkable for small businesses.

Presented by Jo Dale from Crown Commercial Service, who will deliver a few slides to introduce Contracts Finder and then open up for your questions.

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5. Sustainable Health and Care Awards

The awards highlight and celebrate the fantastic sustainable development work across the NHS, social care and public sector. The provide organisations, teams and individuals the opportunity to showcase their projects.

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