Is Innovation the Key to Successful Healthcare Plastics Recycling?

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Is Innovation the Key to Successful Healthcare Plastics Recycling?

Healthcare Plastics Recycling Council Fall 2016 Meeting

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Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 9:25am

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In late September, HPRC convened its fall meeting in California, kindly hosted by Kaiser Permanente and Goodwill Industries. Besides the usual council meetings, we were pleased to facilitate a hospital roundtable to help foster connections and recycling insights within the region. The informal theme of the session became innovation, as we know the issues of hospital plastics recycling are complex and require creativity to address, and we were excited to hear about all the creative solutions hospitals are trying.

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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 www.hprc.org.

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Keywords: Responsible Production & Consumption | Goodwill | HPRC | Kaiser Permanente | Recycling | circular economy | healthcare plastics

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