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What is considered infectious waste and how should it be processed?

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In the healthcare and veterinary industries there are numerous challenges when it comes to waste management. Consequently healthcare activities carers… Read More

What is hazardous waste and how should it be processed?

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Hazardous wastes are wastes with properties that make it an oxidising agent, flammable, irritant, harmful, toxic, carcinogenic, corrosive, infectious, mutagenic… Read More

What happens to counterfeit goods after they are confiscated?

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Across markets up and down the UK there is a cat and mouse game between unscrupulous traders and Trading Standards… Read More

What is Offensive Waste?

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The main sources of offensive waste are from human and animal healthcare sectors. Any waste that isn’t infectious and doesn’t… Read More

What is an EWC Code?

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What is an EWC Code? The short answer to what is an EWC code is the code used to identify… Read More

What are animal by-products and how are animal by-products treated?

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It may sound an obvious question, but what are animal by-products? The answer isn’t as straight forward as you may… Read More

How Do You Dispose of Pharmaceutical Waste?

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What is Pharmaceutical Waste? When looking at the disposal of pharmaceutical waste it is important to note that pharmaceutical waste… Read More

Has the reputation of poultry and egg producers been broken?

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The poultry industry has faced a mixed few months. There have been scandals and accusations of illegal processes. For example,… Read More

What does an egg sandwich, a container load of meat and animal hide have in common?

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Sorry, I don’t have a punch line for you… If you want to send me yours please do. In answer… Read More

Integration of services with retail pharmacy is creating its challenges for waste management

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The general public is becoming more comfortable in using their local pharmacy for more and more services.   This includes the… Read More

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