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A collaborative multi-hospital recycling project between the Healthcare Plastics Recycling Council (HPRC) and the Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS) has been completed in the Chicago market. more

Dec 20, 2016 10:05 AM News

Bella the bride is the latest addition to the Nancy Judd’s Recycle Runway Collection; showing how environmentally friendly fashion can be made from medical plastic waste. more

Sep 7, 2016 11:40 AM News

RecoMed, a BPF and Axion Consulting recycling scheme is now in use at seven hospitals more

Apr 20, 2016 1:47 PM News

Re-use it: Re-processing in healthcare has historically been associated with commodity items, but a new market report forecasts that the US market for re-processed medical devices will reach a value of over $680 million by 2023. more

Oct 22, 2014 5:06 PM News

UK-headquartered medical products manufacturer GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has introduced a new programme in the USA to help consumers recycle their empty respiratory inhalers and keep waste out of landfills. more

Oct 29, 2013 12:00 AM

Medical Plastics News has long been lobbying for users of medical plastics to pick up lessons from the consumer sector in terms of recycling. Industrial vinyl recyclers are burgeoning. Is it time that the medical side began to catch up? more

May 29, 2013 8:00 AM News

The revision of the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE2) Directive (2012/19/EU) came into force today in Europe. more

Aug 13, 2012 12:00 AM News

EcoFinity BD

Source: BD.

Surging through the smog of burnt plastic comes ecoFinity Life Cycle Solution, an award winning closed loop recycling scheme from BD in the USA which recovers, recycles and reuses up to 70% of a facility’s sharps waste. more

Jul 19, 2012 12:00 AM News

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