The SMDSA is the trade association for all those working in the healthcare and hygiene waste sector.

Representing a very specialist group of businesses, the SMDSA champions issues around policy, regulation, and best practice, aiming to be the principal point of contact for providers, consumers, and regulators of healthcare and hygiene waste services.

The association runs quarterly meetings where members come together, network and debate the critical issues affecting the industry. 


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Q2 2017 - SMDSA General Meeting

The second SMDSA General Meeting for 2017 is on Wednesday 3 May and is being hosted by SMDSA Partner, CIWM, at its Northampton Offices.

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Cedrec Event - "Review of 2016 & How to Survive Brexit!"

Legislation Update Events - January 2017, run by Cedrec

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Q1 2017 - SMDSA General Meeting

The first SMDSA General Meeting for 2017 is on Wednesday 11 January, and is being hosted by SMDSA Member Grundon, at their Lakeside EfW Education Centre, near Colnbrook.

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CIWM Midlands Centre Event - 'The Problems and Solutions of Waste Crime'

The CIWM Midlands Centre is hosting an open event on Wednesday 28th September. It is aimed at all professionsals with an interest in waste crime and its management

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Q4 SMDSA Meeting - 12 October 2016

The fourth and final SMDSA meeting for 2016 is being held at Ansty Hall on Wednesday 12 October.

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