The importance of using Certified Recycled Content Material for Medical Device packaging

In today's rapidly evolving healthcare landscape, sustainability is no longer just a buzzword but a critical consideration in every aspect of operations. One area where this is particularly vital is medical device packaging. As the demand for eco-friendly solutions rises, the use of certified recycled content material in medical device packaging films has become increasingly important.

At kp, we take pride in offering our SecondLife® MD medical device packaging films that are crafted with a strong focus on sustainability. These films use certified recycled content, meeting the stringent requirements of ISO 11607-1 and ISO 10993-5 regulations. This eco-friendly approach not only ensures that medical devices are securely packaged but also minimises their environmental impact.

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Material sourcing is a crucial aspect of sustainability, and with SecondLife® MD films, customers can trust that they are making a responsible choice. Our films contain up to 50%* recycled content, using recycled resin that boasts properties equivalent to films made with virgin resin. Moreover, our production facilities are ISCC Plus certified, guaranteeing the highest standards of sustainability and quality.

The benefits of using medical device films with certified recycled content are manifold. Firstly, it helps reduce the demand for virgin materials, contributing significantly to the conservation of natural resources and lowering carbon emissions associated with manufacturing processes. This aligns perfectly with global efforts to promote sustainability and reduce environmental impact.

Furthermore, using recycled content in medical device packaging films supports the circular economy by giving a SecondLife® to materials that would otherwise end up in landfills or incinerators. This promotes a more efficient use of resources and reduces waste generation, crucial steps in industries like healthcare where sustainability is increasingly prioritised.

The importance of using sustainable, certified recycled content material for medical device packaging cannot be overstated. It not only helps reduce environmental impact and conserve resources but also aligns with the growing trend towards sustainability in the healthcare sector. Trust in SecondLife® MD films for packaging solutions that combine innovation, sustainability, and top-notch performance.

*Based on a mass-balance calculation method
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