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Op-ed: Healthcare plastics – let’s recycle!

Healthcare’s impact on climate and environment has long been under the radar, as the sector naturally has cure and patient safety as its number one priority. […]

VinylPlus Sustainability Forum 2021: #Towards2030

VinylPlus® will launch the new 10-year Commitment of the European PVC Industry to Sustainable Development at the 2021 edition of the VinylPlus Sustainability Forum themed #TOWARDS2030. […]

PVC 2021: Moving healthcare towards circular economy

COVID-19 has highlighted the crucial role played by single-use plastic medical devices in the prevention and control of infections in hospitals. The surge in the use […]

New infographic shows where PVC is used in hospitals

Polyvinyl chloride, also known as PVC or vinyl, has a long history in healthcare. For more than six decades, PVC has been the material of choice […]

VinylPlus® Med Accelerates Sustainability in Healthcare

VinylPlus®, the Voluntary Commitment to sustainable development of the European PVC industry, unveils a new collaborative project called VinylPlus® Med, aimed at accelerating sustainability in healthcare […]

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 […]