Waste Stories 12/5/2015


1. Appeal for Nepalese ambulance services

You can still donate to the NEPAL AMBULANCE SERVICE. This ambulance service is the only one in the country with properly equipped vehicles and trained paramedics, working in collaboration with Stanford University.  A field hospital and fresh water supply has been set up and experts from Stanford are on the way to join their efforts. Any donations to this unique service will make a huge difference

See appeal and donate here: Nepal appeal

2. Joint Healthcare Waste and Resources Research Group and ISWA International conference

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 Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Trust in London. Topics to be covered will include current and emerging technologies, sustainability and preparing for emergencies.

3. UKTI: Hunan Province, China Environmental delegation: 10-14th June
UKTI Guangzhou are organising a Hunan environmental delegation visit to the UK between 10-14 June. The delegation would like to meet up with UK environmental companies for potential collaboration opportunities. With a round table meeting at the EIC London, encouraging CIWM members to attend.
The areas of interest are around soil remediation technology, air pollution prevention, Recycling technologies of Metal resources/waste from industrial manufacturing and UK’s latest waste treatment technologies.
For further information please contact: usman.sheikh@ukti.gsi.gov.uk

4. ICE call for papers on new and emerging waste treatment technologies

Click here for more details: ICE call for papers

5. Healthcare waste training courses and trainers

See list: training and trainers