DRIVERS, CHALLENGES AND THE WAY FORWARD …
The COVID pandemic has demonstrated the many benefits of plastics, but this surge in demand has led to a new challenge … how to reduce the impact of devices and their packaging on the environment.
This PS Paper highlights a number of ways for medical device and packaging manufacturers to reduce the impact of their products on the environment from implementing an ISO 14001 management system to widening the risk assessment process and re-assessing manufacturing processes.
It includes key challenges for environmental sustainability, drivers and stakeholders, industry initiatives for environmental sustainability as well as the impact of the medical device regulations and some proposals for the way forward.
Download ‘Environmental Sustainability Challenges for the Plastic Medical Device Industry‘ to find out more.