Nelipak joins Healthcare Plastics Recycling Council

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NelipakNelipak Healthcare Packaging recently announced that it has joined The Healthcare Plastics Recycling Council (HPRC).

The HPRC is a private technical coalition of industry peers across the healthcare, recycling and waste management industries. Their goal is to improve recyclability of plastic products within healthcare.

“Nelipak is committed to sustainable practices which benefit our customers, employees and the environment. At Nelipak, we recognize the responsibility as packaging manufacturers to take the environmental impact of our products into consideration as we work with our customers to create more sustainable products,” Seán Egan, director of global marketing at Nelipak Healthcare Packaging, said in a news release yesterday.

“We share HPRC’s vision of improving sustainability and increasing recycling of healthcare plastics in hospital settings. We are proud to be the first thermoformer to become part of this important initiative working in partnership with healthcare stakeholders,” Egan said.

Other HPRC members include Baxter, BD, Cardinal Health, DuPont, Eastman Chemical Co., Johnson & Johnson, Medtronic and Ravago Recycling Group.

Neilpak (Cranston, R.I.) is a provider of custom thermoformed packaging for medical devices and pharmaceuticals.

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