Driving Circular Economy Solutions in Healthcare Plastics

06:20 EDT 31 Jul 2017 | 3blmedia - Health

SOURCE: Healthcare Plastics Recycling Council


HPRC Europe and Aarhus University Hospital recently hosted a workshop in Denmark focused on enabling circular economy solutions related to healthcare plastics and packaging.

With stakeholders representing plastic suppliers, medical device manufacturers, hospitals, and recyclers, the agenda tackled current challenges in recycling healthcare plastics within the European regulatory landscape and posed possible solutions based on value chain collaboration. Read a recap of this workshop to learn more.

About HPRC

HPRC is a private technical coalition of industry peers across healthcare, recycling and waste management industries seeking to improve recyclability of plastic products within healthcare. HPRC is made up of brand leading and globally recognized members including Baxter, BD, Cardinal Health, DuPont, Eastman Chemical Company, Johnson & Johnson, Medtronic, Nelipak Healthcare Packaging and Ravago Recycling Group. The council convenes biannually at meetings hosted by an HPRC member that regularly include stakeholder engagement events and facility tours to further learning and knowledge sharing opportunities through first-hand demonstration of best practices in sustainable product and packaging design and recycling processes. For more information, visit and follow HPRC on LinkedIn.

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KEYWORDS: Environment, Health & Healthcare, circular economy, healthcare plastics, healthcare plastics recycling, HPRC, Medical Plastic Packaging Waste, Medical Plastic Waste, plastic waste streams, reduce plastic waste, Healthcare Plastics Recycling Council

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