NHS Supply Chain reveals sustainability benefits for NHS

Cost Savings for Healthcare Estates Delivered Through Improved Waste Management

GPT’s whitepaper “Cost savings for healthcare estates delivered through improved waste management“ seeks to educate FM and Estates Directors of the savings that are available through improved waste management.   Click here to download the full Whitepaper The White Paper … Read More

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Waste Sector GHG Emissions Significantly Underestimated

According to a report published by Zero Waste Europe, the waste sector has a key role to play in the development of a low carbon economy and, the reduction of greenhouse gases. The report, namely ‘the potential contribution of waste … Read More

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Recycling Could Provide Aid to the UK’s Recovery

Putting a positive spin on where the recycling market is headed and how it will support the whole UK in creating future jobs, a recent report by Green Alliance shows that reusing and recycling waste materials could create 200,000 jobs. … Read More

Ownership of EDOC now Officially Transferred to UK Administrations

All four UK administrations consisting of the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), the Scottish Government, the Welsh Government and, in Northern Ireland, the Department of Environment now fully support the edoc (Electronic Duty of Care) system and … Read More

Environment Agency to Confirm Separate Collection Legislation

As part of efforts to enforce a separate collection approach, the Environment Agency is asking councils and waste collection companies to supply information on their collection arrangements by the end of March 2015. As set out under the Waste (England … Read More

6 Facts You Didn’t Know About Christmas Waste

NHS Doctors Have a Reponsibility to Cut Waste and Manage Resources More Effectively

With NHS finances being stretched to the limit and budgets constantly under pressure, it is apparent that resources need to be managed more efficiently to minimise waste across the sector. The question is not ‘how can resources be managed more … Read More

England Runs the Risk of Missing Recycling Targets

Following Defra’s decision to take a step back from waste management, MP’s have urged Government to increase recycling rates across England by 2020. Government has been asked to ensure that only genuine residual waste is sent to energy-from-waste plants. MP’s … Read More

Multi-Million Pound Waste Management Plant in Deeside

The plans to build a multi-million pound waste management facility in Deeside have been submitted to Flintshire County Council. If given the go ahead, the energy recovery facility’ – known as Parc Adfer – will be constructed on the former … Read More

Less Than 1% of Sweden’s Waste Goes to Landfill

Globally, we produce an astounding amount of waste, all of which has a negative impact upon the environment. It is hard to believe that as a civilised society, we continue to dump waste in landfill and there are several environmental … Read More