Over the past five years or so, some 95 healthcare facilities across Australia and New Zealand have started to recycle PVC medical products and other recyclables used in the delivery of healthcare services.

The PVC Recycling in Hospitals program has been something of a world first and is now being adopted in the UK, North America and South Africa, driven by passionate medical staff concerned by the growing consumption and waste of resources in the healthcare sector. The program has shown the enormous…