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Cardiff-based Thermal Compaction Group eyes significant growth following the sale of its 'Massmelt' prototype.
Thermal compaction technology developed in Wales is set to help the U.S. Navy reduce the waste produced by its fleet by up to 75%.

Royal Cornwall Hospital Trust recycling disposable face masks
THE problem of solving the disposable face mask mountain is being tackled by Cornwall's hospitals after use went from 300 a day in 2019 to 10,000 a day in 2020.
All masks at the Royal Cornwall Hospitals are destined for incineration and it’s a problem across the UK and the world; as the pandemic has grown, so has the use of disposable surgical face masks. 

Covid-19 Plastic Waste: U.K. Hospitals Are Recycling Disposable PPE 
The Covid-19 pandemic has created a mountain of plastic waste, as healthcare workers don new personal protective equipment every day in the fight against the disease.
The U.K. government alone has sent out more than a billion type IIR masks—the kind most commonly used in healthcare settings—to providers since the start of the pandemic. 

The UK Government has set out how it intends to use legally binding targets under its landmark Environment Bill to combat environmental challenges and climate change.

The UK Government says it will introduce at least one long-term target in four priority areas to ‘drive significant and lasting environmental improvements’: cleaner air, cleaner water, less waste and more biodiversity.

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust's Sustainability Officer, Natalie Roddis, has written up some very interesting facts in relation to sterile barrier materials, such as sterilisation wrap and re-usable linen, that cover instrument trays used in over 4 million operations a year.

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