Pollution & Waste Management
It changes a medium such as air, water or soil in a way that can make it harmful to people or nature. Waste management is an important element of environmental protection. Sustainable waste management systems incorporate feedback loops, are focused on processes, embody adaptability and divert waste from disposal to reduce and/or eliminate the introduction of pollutants into the atmosphere, soil or water system
Pollution & Waste Management articles
Environmental crimes could result in prison sentences of up to 10 years and company fines of 5% of turnover under a proposed EU law agreed by the European parliament and council.
From eliminating single-use plastics and cutting emissions, to building resilience to pandemics, the list of sustainability issues the NHS has to contend with is endless. Heidi Barnard, PIEMA, head of sustainability at NHS Supply Chain, tells Chris Seekings how she tackles them.