Single-Use Yet Sustainable: Three Steps to Tackle Environmental Responsibility
Medical Product Outsourcing
With a print circulation of 25,000, Medical Product Outsourcing is dedicated to the growing trend of medical device outsourced manufacturing across all industry segments, including cardiovascular, imaging, diagnostics and monitoring. About half of its readers work for medical device manufacturers, with the rest divided among contract manufacturing services, consultants, contract research organisations and government or educational organisations.
The increase in use of personal protective equipment (PPE) which tends to be made of plastic material and is intended for single-use only – to control COVID-19 infection rates has cast a spotlight on one of the medical industry’s most burning issues: environmentally sound production and disposal of devices. With this in mind, there are three steps manufacturers can take to tackle environmental responsibility.