Waste Stories 15/10/2018


The Healthcare Waste and Resources Research Group

1. Circular economy funding: Zerowaste Scotland

The Circular Economy Investment Fund is a funding opportunity for businesses and organisations in Scotland working in all business and social economy sectors.

Proposals are invited from:

  • Small to medium sized enterprises (less than 250 employees/turnover less than €50 million)
  • Non-profit organisations (charities and social enterprises)

Read more here

2. Webinar on ‘Opportunities and Challenges in Introducing Renewable Energy in the Health Sector’ (16 October, 2018)

This webinar will cover a spectrum of topics that revolve around renewable energy, including the renewable energy impacts and linkages to the Sustainable Development Goals, importance of energy in the health sector due to its crucial role in the cold chain and storage, the use of solar energy internationally and its impact on different sectors, and more.

To book, click here

3. Government launches review of the implementation of SDGs within organisations

The UK Government recently launched its first voluntary review into how the nation’s business community is contributing to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Read more here

4. Green GB week

The first Green GB Week will take place 15 – 19 October 2018. It is your chance to learn about how clean growth is helping to provide new job opportunities, grow the economy and help tackle climate change, to build a cleaner, green future.

Read more here

5. Clinical waste disposal tender: Nottinghamshire County Council

Value of contract: £245k – £343k

Published date: 26 September 2018

Closing date: 29 October 2018

Contract start date: 07 January 2019

Contract end date: 06 January 2024


Nottinghamshire County Council (The Council) as Waste Disposal Authority (WDA) is seeking to make arrangements for a contractor to receive, treat and dispose of approximately 70 tonnes of Clinical Waste collected by the district councils (Waste Collection Authority or WCA) within Nottinghamshire per year. The Council, as WDA, has a statutory duty to make suitable arrangements for the disposal of household and commercial waste collected within its area by its constituent WCAs including home generated Clinical Waste.

Contact name: Jamie Burton


County Hall,
West Bridgford

Email: corporate.procurement@nottscc.gov.uk

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