REGISTER INTEREST

Neil Allen

Neil Allen

Waste and Environment Manager
Barts Health NHS Trust

  • Outlining Barts Health’s strategy of investing in infrastructure, training staff and implementing new working practices for cleaning and portering staff as a method to reduce waste across the trust
  • Examining the trusts dedicated facilities for recycling, including a “reverse vending” machine for plastic drink bottles and metal cans and renal re-vending machine, which recycles nearly 15 tonnes of high-density polyethylene plastic a year
  • Assessing how the trust utilised a Green Ward competition as a method to allow staff to contribute and gain their buy-in towards the waste reduction strategy
  • Highlighting the next steps for the trust in continuing to reduce their waste, including introducing a new reverse vending machine in line with the government’s “returns deposit scheme” at Whipps Cross hospital