Looking to recycle healthcare plastics at your hospital? Not sure how to get started? Already in progress but looking for ways to improve?
A Helping Hand for Hospitals
Hospicycle was developed to help hospitals successfully integrate recycling practices into a patient care setting, and better understand the economic, regulatory, resourcing, and infrastructure nuances that come with it.
Through a step-by-step approach, this guide is intended to help hospitals navigate the process of activating a plastics recycling program from initial planning and business decisions through program implementation and improvement considerations.
No matter where you are in the process, there is a tool to support your organization. Use the filter below to determine where you should start.
If approval from the hospital executive leadership team is required to implement a plastics recycling program, presenting a business case may be the best approach…Learn More
Choosing how to structure your hospital plastics recycling program is an important decision that can have dramatic ramifications on your outcome. Below, we walk you…Learn More
Preventing contamination and developing a streamlined materials transfer process are key to a successful recycling program. Work with your recycling partner and your hospital’s EVS team, nursing…Learn More
The goal of a healthcare plastics recycling program is to recycle clean, non-infectious plastics, including non-medical plastic waste and unused medical plastic waste that is…Learn More
Once the plastics recycling program has been established and some data and metrics have been collected and validated, it is time to establish targets and goals for…Learn More
Communication is vital in sharing your successes and challenges, and in keeping key stakeholders engaged in your hospital’s plastics recycling program. In developing a communications plan,…Learn More