Dock Space Guidelines for Hospital Recycling Programs

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Dock Space Guidelines for Hospital Recycling Programs

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The lack of dock space to stage or process materials is a common problem with developing a hospital recycling program. Docks are often cluttered and disorganized with material entering and exiting the facility. 

This resource provides guidelines on determining how much recyclable material your hospital generates and where, how it moves once it leaves there, and ways you can optimize your dock space to best support your recycling efforts.

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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, Halyard Health, Johnson & Johnson, Medtronic, Ravago Manufacturing Americas and SABIC Innovative Plastics. The council convenes biannually at meetings hosted by an HPRC member that include 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

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Keywords: Ethical Production & Consumption | HPRC | Healthcare | Healthcare Plastics Recycling Council | dock space | hospitals | plastics recycling

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