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11/04/2019
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Plastics – more than straws and cotton buds

Plastics have paved the way for significantly longer lives due to treatments that no one could have imagined before polymers got their breakthrough. Words by Ole […]
19/03/2019
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Preliminary guidelines on phthalates in medical devices published

The Scientific Committee on Health, Environmental and Emerging Risks (SCHEER) under the European Commission published on 15 March the preliminary version of the “Guidelines on the […]
06/03/2019
Accelerating Innovation theme VinylPlus Sustainability Forum 2019

Accelerating Innovation theme of the VinylPlus Sustainability Forum 2019

The seventh VinylPlus Sustainability Forum will explore key drivers of innovation that support the PVC industry’s targets within the circular economy when representatives from the entire […]
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