News & events

26/03/2020

1-year delay for implementation of Medical Device Regulation highly probable due to coronavirus

Coronavirus is currently the number one challenge for the global healthcare sector and medical device value chain. In light of the situation, the EU Commission has […]
23/03/2020

Make no mistake: PVC-based medical devices are fit for recycling

This op-ed was published at PlasticsToday on 20 March 2020. By Ole Grøndahl Hansen, Project Manager, PVCMed Alliance. While COVID-19 understandably is capturing all of the […]
20/02/2020

VinylPlus Sustainability Forum 2020: #CIRCULARVINYL

The 2020 edition of the VinylPlus Sustainability Forum themed #CIRCULARVINYL will focus on the key sustainability challenges and transformation for the vinyl industry in the years […]
28/01/2020

New RecoMed website launched

RecoMed is a recycling scheme for single-use PVC medical devices such as oxygen masks and tubing. The first scheme of its kind in Europe, RecoMed co-ordinates […]
13/01/2020

PVCMed Alliance shortlisted for healthcare award

PVCMed Alliance has been shortlisted for the Tomorrow’s Care Awards 2020. The Tomorrow’s Care Awards celebrate the most innovative products and services in the healthcare industry […]
04/12/2019

How can plastic in healthcare be recycled?

Interest is growing in the recycling of hospital plastic waste and nurses’ commitment to collecting and recycling these materials is crucial to the ‘green transition of […]