The SMDSA represents a wide variety of businesses. If you provide any services involving healthcare waste management, be it collection, processing, disposal or equipment, then join us today.  We offer 4 levels of membership; these, and the annual membership fees as of 1 April 2017, are set out in our membership table

Membership Table 01.04.2017

Our members are a niche group of companies, all focused on the healthcare and hygiene sector.  In becoming a member, you will have access to a range of benefits including those detailed below.

Fill in the joining form online today by clicking on the link below.

Membership Form


Exclusive networking opportunities

Becoming a member of SMDSA will be enable you to network with similarly minded professionals at our quarterly meetings and raise and debate the issues that are pertinent to your business. 


Giving you a voice

SMDSA provides a voice to the collective industry regarding issues of regulation and/or policy and will lobby the government and other relevant bodies on behalf of its members in order to achieve a level playing field for all.


Supporting you with tender requirements

Being a member of SMDSA also fulfils NHS tender requirements. 


Defra and Welsh Government - consultation on household waste duty of care

Defra and the Welsh Government have updated guidance on household waste duty of care for English local authorities on issuing fixed penalty notices. This follows on from a consultation in January 2018

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Defra's consultation on tackling waste crime and poor performance in the waste sector is live

Defra’s consultation on tackling waste crime and poor performance in the waste sector is now live.

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SMDSA Annual Report: June 2017

SMDSA Annual Report - June 2017

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David O'Gorman, of Cannon Hygiene, joins the Executive Committee, October 2017

David has accepted the invitation to stand as a Director of the SMDSA, effective from October 2017. David joins the board with over 13 years’ experience in hygiene and healthcare waste

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Q3 2017 - SMDSA Holds Annual General Meeting

The third SMDSA General Meeting for 2017, which is also the Annual General Meeting is on Wednesday 12 July and is being held at Macdonald Ansty Hotel, near Coventry.

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