News & events

19/01/2022

NGO PVC position can hamper circular plastic initiatives in hospitals

In a new critical review, the PVC medical industry strongly warns European policymakers and hospitals against recent PVC paper by NGOs. In 2021 NGO Health Care […]
03/11/2021

PRSE 2021: Enabling a safe transition to circular healthcare thanks to PVC

Plastics-based medical devices and equipment are essential to safe and efficient healthcare. Many of these devices, used once with no contact with patients or in contact […]
18/10/2021

VinylPlus® Med accelerates sustainability in Belgian healthcare

VinylPlus® Med officially launches its pilot medical PVC recycling scheme in Belgium. Aimed at accelerating sustainability in healthcare across Europe through the recycling of discarded single-use […]
17/09/2021

Plastics are essential to patient (and health worker) safety – here’s why

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, […]
15/09/2021

Recyclable PVC to remain polymer of choice for medical devices

Market study shows PVC is the most used polymer for single use medical devices and will retain its position in the years to come. The high […]
27/08/2021

PVC takes the lead in healthcare’s green transition

The Covid19 pandemic has shown how essential PVC and other plastic-based medical devices and personal protection equipment are to healthcare. At the same time, the growing […]