News & events

14/04/2022

Can the US learn from Europe’s PVC hospital recycling initiatives?

PVC is both the most used plastic for disposable medical devices and easily recyclable. Hospitals in Belgium and elsewhere already collect used PVC medical equipment for […]
07/04/2022

Medical device recycling for a #HealthierTomorrow 

Circular initiatives in hospitals can help curb carbon emissions, resource consumption and operational costs. Through the VinylPlus® Med partnership, European hospitals, waste management companies, recyclers and […]
28/01/2022

PVCMed Alliance clarifies Chemical Watch article on PVC in healthcare

Note: Chemical Watch changed the headline after dialogue with PVCMed Alliance. On 20 January Chemical Watch published the article “Industry group defends use of PVC in […]
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 […]