NORTHAMPTON, MA / ACCESSWIRE / January 4, 2023 / Healthcare Plastic Recycling Council
The Healthcare Plastics Recycling Council (HPRC) is excited to welcome Wiicare as its newest member. Wiicare, an amalgamation of the Wipak and Winpak organizations, is a manufacturer of healthcare packaging materials such as medical devices, pharmaceuticals and sterile barrier packaging.
HPRC Director Peylina Chu said: “They are actively working towards circular solutions for their packaging materials, including including recycled content throughout their product line. It is central and very much aligned with the HPRC mission and vision of enabling plastics recycling solutions in healthcare.”
Wiicare’s sustainability focus includes sourcing less energy-intensive raw materials. Minimize the use of raw materials. recycling waste; and driving our business with green energy sources. The company’s goal is to become the world’s first carbon neutral flexible packaging company.
Juho Korkala, Global Product Manager for the Medical Device Industry at Wiicare said: “As healthcare plastics become a hot topic of sustainability, we aim to make a significant contribution to the circularity of healthcare packaging products. We want to achieve this through innovation, collaboration and concrete projects.”
HPRC is currently working on multiple initiatives aimed at enabling the recycling of healthcare plastics. Researching reverse logistics processes for collecting, sorting, and preparing medical plastic waste for transport. We focus on outreach and engagement with recyclers.
HPRC is a private technology coalition of industry peers in the healthcare, recycling and waste management industries seeking to improve the recyclability of plastic products in healthcare. Comprised of globally recognized members leading brands, HPRC seeks ways to improve the economy, efficiency, and ultimately the quality and quantity of medical plastics collected for recycling. I’m here. HPRC works across the United States and Europe, working with key stakeholders, identifying opportunities for collaboration, and participating in industry events and forums. For more information, visit www.hprc.org and follow HPRC on LinkedIn.
Wipak and Winpak’s healthcare business is now known as Wiicare. Wiicare’s healthcare packaging solutions help pharmaceutical, medical, and healthcare facility customers around the world expect a consistent and reliable supply of premium his packaging materials. Tailored, local customer and technical services are delivered through a strategic network of production facilities and innovation centers around the world, ensuring superior comprehensive solutions, optimized manufacturing and supply chains, and medical Equivalent quality standards are guaranteed for both products and medicines. Both Wipak and Winpak are part of his global Wihuri Packaging group with 11 manufacturing facilities in Europe and Asia and 12 manufacturing facilities in North America and Mexico.
For more information on Wiicare, please visit www.wiicare.com.
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