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Ten Desirable Design Practices for Healthcare Plastics

This infographic illustrates a set of guidelines for medical device manufacturers and designers established by the Healthcare Plastics Recycling Council.

The Healthcare Plastics Recycling Council (HPRC) drafted a set of guidelines for medical device manufacturers and designers that establishes best practices for designing recyclable medical products and packaging. We have produced an infographic listing the HPRC's 10 desirable design practices for healthcare plastics. A more thorough explanation of these practices, including a downloadable PDF, is available on the HPRC website.

For the complete infographic, click here or on the image below. And to learn more about the activities of the HPRC, read “Investigating Wasted Opportunities in Medical Plastics Recycling.”

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