Waste Stories 8/5/2018


The Healthcare Waste and Resources Research Group

1. Sustainable dentistry – innovation and future proofing

Conference on sustainable dentistry on Friday 29th June, 09:30 – 16:30, at the Coin Street Neighbourhood Centre in London.

The conference, hosted by the Centre for Sustainable Healthcare (CSH) in partnership with Health Education England will address what dental trainees, high street and community dentists and dental commissioners could do to reduce the environmental impact of dental care, engaging and inspiring dental professionals to embed sustainability in their day to day practice.

To book, click here

2. ISWA study tour to waste to energy facilities

The 9th ISWA Study Tour Waste-to-Energy, June 24 – 29, 2018.

The technical tour combines site visits to 10 different plants and facilities in operation in Austria and the Czech Republic with accompanying seminars.

Over the week, you will see and learn about the Best Available Technologies (BAT) and installations for Waste-to-Energy, in Europe. The practical seminars on sustainable waste management focus on advanced resource and energy efficiency, recovery, treatment and safe intermediate storage of wastes, which allows for diversion of all organic waste exceeding 5% TOC from landfill.

For more information and to register, click here

3. Workshop on waste classification

The Group will be hosting a workshop on waste classification on 19 September 2018, in Sheffield. More details to follow.

4. East Midlands explores devolution deal to ‘match clout’ of WMCA

A devolution deal extending across the whole of the East Midlands is being explored, council leaders have confirmed.

It is hoped that the deal would provide balance across the Midlands Engine (ME) area to match the clout of the West Midlands Combined Authority.

Read more here

5. Tender for the provision of waste management services for Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

This procurement relates to the provision of Waste Management Service (non-clinical). This requirement is to be split in to three lots:

Lot 1 = General Waste and Dry Mixed Recycling
Lot 2 = Confidential Waste
Lot 3 = Bulky wastes and skips

The agreement shall be for THREE years, from the commencement date, with options to extend by two periods of 12 months (five years maximum duration). This process is being conducted through the ProcureNotts e-tendering portal.

For more information, click here

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