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06/02/2019
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Challenges and opportunities of plastics recycling in hospitals – PVCMed interviewed by PlasticsToday

Though circular economy and resource efficiency have been on the agenda for years, recycling of medical devices has often been considered a no-go due to fear […]
17/01/2019
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Healthcare’s hidden circular economy potential – new fact sheet

Though circular economy has been on the agenda for years, recycling of medical devices has often been considered a no-go due to fear of contamination. In […]
04/12/2018
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Unlocking the circular economy potential in the EU health sector towards 2024

12/11/2018

Let’s hear it for plastic in healthcare

Headlines about plastic pollution are hard to miss these days. But during Medica, the world’s largest medical trade fair, it’s time to take step back and […]
03/10/2018
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Fighting Ebola with PVC

Health workers are in the frontline during Ebola outbreaks. Personal protective equipment made of PVC and PVC-based medical devices help in the fight against the virus.
06/09/2018
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Robust blood containers enable drone delivery

Robust blood containers are key To make dropping from the air possible, a robust blood container is needed. Fortunately, the sturdy PVC plastic is the material […]