Green goals: Optimising end-to-end sustainability for single-use devices
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The rise of the COVID-19 pandemic had the government distribute over 11 billion items of PPE to health and social care services in England when compared to just over 2.4 billion in 2019. However, the increased demand for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) has led to increased waste. Coupling this with the public’s awareness of environmental issues, it’s time for manufacturers to take action towards sustainability. Thankfully, there is a way.
In this article, George I’ons explains how manufacturers of disposable medical devices can reduce their environmental impact yet maintain quality and financial viability. Read the full story on page 18.