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04/02/2021
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Op-ed: Stop talking – get started on circular healthcare

In the recent MD+DI article, “Identifying Recycling and Circularity Opportunities for Healthcare Plastics,” the Healthcare Plastics Recycling Council calls for recycling to solve the challenge of increasing medical plastic […]
20/01/2021
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Spotlight on recycling of medical PVC

PVC is the most used plastic for disposable medical devices such as oxygen masks and tubing, IV bags, nasal cannulaes and many other life-saving products. As […]
08/12/2020

Indispensable but not without challenges: Medical plastics and the corona crisis

The coronavirus pandemic has shown just how essential plastic is in the healthcare sector. But the growing use of plastic-based medical devices and PPE has also […]
01/12/2020
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Recyclable PVC can help achieve sustainability in healthcare, new report finds

Sustainability is becoming more and more important in the healthcare sector. A new report from consulting company Owen Mumford Pharmaceutical Services offers three perspectives on how […]
16/10/2020

European PVC industry builds new 2030 sustainability programme at the online VinylPlus Sustainability Forum

VinylPlus®, the Voluntary Commitment to sustainable development of the European PVC industry, brought together over 180 participants from 24 countries at its virtual VinylPlus Sustainability Forum […]
17/09/2020
Infographic: 5 reasons why plastics are essential to patient and health worker safety

5 reasons why plastics are essential to patient and health worker safety

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, […]