The Development of Waste Management in the UK c.1960–c.2000
'… there was no comprehensive or cohesive policy about segregation of the waste in the hospitals. One hospital produced blue sacks for kitchen waste, another one would use it for theatre waste.' Mr Nick Patterson
A Witness Seminar on developments in the waste management industry and the production of waste in the UK since the 1960s, with a particular focus on London. The volume includes testimonies from former refuse collectors, senior municipal waste managers, policy makers and academics. Chaired by Dame Joan Ruddock with an introduction by Councillor Lewis Herbert.
Jones E M and Tansey E M. (eds) (2015)
Wellcome Witnesses to Contemporary Medicine, vol. 56. London: Queen Mary University of London.
ISBN 978 1 91019 5062
'… the Ministry of Housing and Local Government published a paper [in 1967] where they said the life cycle of a fly is 10 to 14 days, therefore you should collect waste weekly.' Dr Toni Gladding