Plastics News Profiles One Company's Unique Approach to Healthcare Plastics Recycling
Plastics News has a great new piece about the work Triumvirate Environmental Inc is doing to recycle healthcare plastics by transforming them into plastic lumber through their subsidiary brand Best Plus.
From the article: "Virtually all medical waste is either sterilized and then buried or incinerated in the United States and Canada, [CEO John] McQuillan said. 'Both of which are fairly unhappy alternatives for this waste.'" So Triumverate found a better way.
To read the full story, click over to the Plastics News website here.
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.