What Do Weddings and Recycled Healthcare Plastics Have in Common?

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What Do Weddings and Recycled Healthcare Plastics Have in Common?

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Friday, July 29, 2016 - 9:50am

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HPRC got a nice shout-out in a recent Packaging Digest piece about Bella the Bride, a traveling display jointly put on by DuPont and Beacon Converters that features a wedding gown made of discarded Tyvek meant to encourage conversations about reuse of healthcare plastics. The gown was created by artist and environmental educator Nancy Judd.

Read the full article over at Packaging Digest and see how HPRC is tackling the Circular Economy here.

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 | Bella the Bride | HPRC | Packaging Digest | circular economy | healthcare plastics | recycled plastics

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