HPRC Media Coverage

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Can Medical Care Exist Without Plastic?
National Geographic | October 4, 2019
A Look at the Re|focus Sustainability & Recycling Summit
Plastics Technology | May 28, 2019
Many Hands Make Light Work (page 130)
Medical Device Developments | May 2019
Study: Flexible Healthcare Packaging Materials Can Be Recycled
Healthcare Packaging | March 7, 2019
Do You Consider the Recyclability of Your Packaging?
Medical Device and Diagnostic Industry | February 25, 2019
Group Issues Roadmap to Health Care Plastics Recycling
Plastics Recycling Update | February 20, 2019
Recycling Council Studies Multi-material Flexible Plastics Recycling  (page 5)
Healthcare Environmental Solutions News | Summer 2018
China’s Choice Reshapes Recycling in Twin States​  (HFAB member event)
Valley News | August 8, 2018
Hospitals Seek Recycling Solutions for Medical Plastics
Health Facilities Management | June 6, 2018
How the Healthcare Industry is Addressing the Fast-Growing Medical Waste Problem
Waste 360 | May 17, 2018
US Initiative to Seek End Uses for Recycled Healthcare Plastics
Recycling International | April 4, 2018
Plastic Packaging Hospital Waste Recycling Initiative Kicks Off in the US
Environmental Leader | March 16, 2018
Can Healthcare Flexibles Be Diverted from Landfills?
Packaging Digest | March 12, 2018

Medical Plastics Recycling Debate Takes Center Stage at PLASTEC Minneapolis
Plastics Today | October 17, 2017
Recycling Medical Plastics Faces Economic Hurdles, Not to Mention the ‘Ick’ Factor
Plastics Today | August 10, 2017
Healthcare Plastics: Untapped Feedstock, Untapped Business Opportunity
Recycling Today | August 8, 2017
Nelipak Joins HPRC
Packaging Digest | July 25, 2017
Recycling of Medical PETG Packaging: Incorporation into Polyols Suitable for Polyurethane Coating Applications
Recycling Today | March 3, 2017
Healthcare Plastics Recycling Project Identifies Challenges, Opportunities
Plastics Today | February 6, 2016
Connecting Supply with Demand: An Experiment in Regional Recycling of Healthcare Plastics (print only)
Plastics Recycling | Winter 2017

The Circular Economy: 10 Innovative Business Solutions and How to Go Further (see page 10)

AmCham EU Circular Economy Brochure 
Examining the Value of Healthcare Plastics Recycling

Packaging Digest | March 30, 2016


HPRC Targets Plastic Medical Scrap

Recycling Today | March 22, 2016

HPRC and Practice Greenhealth Present Key Results from Plastics Recycling Survey of U.S. Hospitals

3BL Media | March 20, 2015


Setting a Plastics Recycling Benchmark

Greenhealth Magazine | March 16, 2015


Plastic Recycling Guide for Hospitals Now Available for Continuing Education Credit

3BL Media | September 16, 2014


Exciting Healthcare Recycling Innovations

Plastic Packaging Perspectives | September 12, 2014


HPRC and Stanford Hospital & Clinics Conclude Clinical Recycling Pilot

3BL Media | January 9, 2014


Healthcare Plastics Recycling Council Develops Plastics Recycling Guide for Hospitals

3BL Media | April 24, 2013


Sustainable Committment

Health Facilities Management | January 2013


Medical Plastic Recycling Projects Expand

Recycling Today | November 29, 2012


HPRC Works to Improve the Recyclability of Plastic Products in Healthcare

Facility Care | June 2012


Healthcare Group to Push Plastic Recycling in Hospitals

Greenbiz | April 8, 2011

External HPRC Presentations