Case Number 4664
Request Date 11/03/2016
Completion Date 06/04/2016 

 

Details of the Request

If possible, can you provide the following please?

  1. Waste management policies and procedures in place.
  2. Data regarding type and quantity of medical waste generated over a 10 year period or longer (if available) and the method used for disposal., e.g. recycled, high temperature disposal, landfill etc.

 

Details of the Response

1. Waste management policies and procedures in place.

Sent to requester

 

2. Data regarding type and quantity of medical waste generated over a 10 year period or longer (if available) and the method used for disposal., e.g. recycled, high temperature disposal, landfill etc.

The Trust has figures for the last 6 years:

Year Alternative treatment (Tonnes) High temperature incineration (Tonnes)
2009 484.16 115.37
2010 493.36 114.91
2011 491.4 115.3
2012 472.4 100.97
2013 489.53 109.01
2014 541.9 119.46

*(shredded and hydroclaved with the residue going to Energy from waste.)