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08/12/2020

Indispensable but not without challenges: Medical plastics and the corona crisis

The coronavirus pandemic has shown just how essential plastic is in the healthcare sector. But the growing use of plastic-based medical devices and PPE has also […]
01/12/2020
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Recyclable PVC can help achieve sustainability in healthcare, new report finds

Sustainability is becoming more and more important in the healthcare sector. A new report from consulting company Owen Mumford Pharmaceutical Services offers three perspectives on how […]
16/10/2020

European PVC industry builds new 2030 sustainability programme at the online VinylPlus Sustainability Forum

VinylPlus®, the Voluntary Commitment to sustainable development of the European PVC industry, brought together over 180 participants from 24 countries at its virtual VinylPlus Sustainability Forum […]
17/09/2020

5 reasons why plastics are essential to patient safety

17 September marks World Patient Safety Day, a day organised by the World Health Organization to put focus on the fundamental principle of medicine – first, […]
11/09/2020
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Op-ed: We need to learn from history, before we talk about plastic-free hospitals

In recent years, the proliferation of plastic products has become the center of much debate, but the value of polymers in the healthcare space typically has […]
30/07/2020

Registration open for virtual VinylPlus Sustainability Forum 2020

Focused on the theme #CIRCULARVINYL, the VinylPlus Sustainability Forum 2020 will feature keynote speeches, interactive debates and live polling sessions that you will be able to […]