Waste Stories 25/2/2019

The Healthcare Waste and Resources Research Group

1. NHS Sustainability Campaign Roadshow: Holiday Inn, Cardiff City-March 14th

Come along to the NHS Sustainability Campaign Welsh Roadshow. Its free to attend and you can learn how to save money through environmental improvements. Topics discussed on the day include:

  • Staff engagement
  • Waste management
  • Sustainable Procurement
  • Behaviour Change

On the day you will have the chance to network with fellow colleagues, pick up resources including posters for the national NHS Sustainability Day on March 21st. 

To book your place and see the latest agenda please click here

2. Workshop on circular economy and sustainable procurement models

The Group will be hosting an interactive half-day workshop on the utilisation of circular economy and sustainable procurement models on Wednesday 10 April 2019. It will outline case studies of strategies to save monies and other resources. The event will be held at Heatherwood Hospital. 

To book, click here

3. Government unveils deposit return scheme

The UK Government has launched a 12-week consultation to explore how a “world-leading” tax on plastic packaging, standardised waste collections across the country and varying deposit return schemes for single-use items could overhaul and modernise the national waste management system.

For more information, click here

4. FleX Competition briefing event

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), in collaboration with the Knowledge Transfer Network, would like to invite you to register your interest in attending the FleX competition briefing event on the 13th March in Manchester.

Enabling a smarter, more efficient energy system is a priority for Government and Ofgem, and in their Smart Systems and Flexibility Plan published in July 2017, BEIS committed up to £70m for a smart energy system innovation programme. As part of this commitment, BEIS is launching FleX – the Flexibility Exchange demonstrator competition.

Read more here

5. Washroom Services & Hazardous Waste Management (Norse Care Ltd) tender

NorseCare Ltd is seeking Tenders from sufficiently experienced and qualified contractors for the provision of Washroom Services and Hazardous Waste Management, across our Residential Care Homes within Norfolk, in accordance with the conditions of contract and requirements of this invitation and any documents, schedules and specifications attached. NorseCare are classed as ‘Producers and Holders of Hazardous Waste’ producing healthcare offensive waste, municipal offensive waste and sharps and related waste.

Contact name: Simon Bullimore


Lancaster House, 16 Central Avenue,
St Andrews Business Park

Telephone: 01603894366

Email: simon.bullimore@norsecare.co.uk



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