Sustainable healthcare was the focus of a 1-day seminar in Gothenburg, Sweden on Tuesday. PVCMed Project Manager Ole Grøndahl Hansen spoke at the event alongside representatives from Oslo University Hospital, medical device & textile manufacturers, regions and SP Technical Research Institute of Sweden.
Presenting PVCMed Alliance to a broad Scandinavian audience, Ole Grøndahl Hansen highlighted the Alliance’s collaboration with Danish health and environmental authorities in identifying alternatives to classified phthalates, as well as the promising UK RecoMed project where oxygen masks and other non-infectious PVC medical devices are collected and recycled.
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In the following Q&A, Ole Grøndahl Hansen answered questions about the use of PVC in healthcare, waste incineration and plasticisers.