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Towards greater sustainability in healthcare – MedTech Forum 2022

The MedTech Forum is the largest health and medical technology industry conference in Europe and a key event since 2007. PVCMed Alliance and VinylPlus® Med have […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]