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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

How medical plastics waste is turned into school shoes

This op-ed was published by Medical Plastics News. By Ole Grøndahl Hansen, Project Manager, PVCMed Alliance. Though plastic gets a lot of negative attention these days, […]

How to turn medical plastics waste into school shoes – op-ed in Medical Plastics News Magazine

Every day around the world, hospitals and other healthcare facilities use many tonnes of single-use plastics-based medical devices. Many of these devices are made from easily […]

Does it really make sense to develop PVC-free materials?

This op-ed was published in Plastics Today, 11 October 2019. By Ole Grøndahl Hansen, Project Manager, PVCMed Alliance. Maybe the use of PVC in the medical […]