Plastic in hospitals

Non-contaminated plastic packaging from hospitals makes up around 18-20 % of hospital’s daily waste.

Generally, healthcare personnel often want to contribute toward solving the global environmental challenges created by plastic packaging. Here, you as healthcare personnel are provided with more knowledge on plastics, health, and environment, so you can make environmentally friendly decisions on both the use and subsequent disposal of plastic.

The information provided has been gathered in connection with the Material Flow Project, from Aarhus University Hospital, and ’A Plastic Toolkit for Hospitals’, put together by the global NGO, Health Care Without Harm.