Circular Procurement in Health Care

At the end of 2022, the Flemish government, together with many partners, will launch a Green Deal on Sustainable Care. Circularity will be one of the four major themes within this green deal. On this page we gathered inspiring examples and publications and will continue to share the learnings during the execution of the green deal.

Circular Procurement Projects in Health Care


Wednesday 4 November 2020

In their tender for the framework contract for incontinence material, Zorgbedrijf Antwerpen incorporated sustainability in the awarding criteria. For the bid package on incontinence material for perv…


Monday 17 February 2020

Peter Bottelberghts: "The UZA has already concluded a circular contract concerning the operation of the patient kitchen, staff restaurant and commercial area in a public–private partnership for a per…


Wednesday 20 November 2019

Zorg Leuven wants to embed circularity in the framework agreement for the sustainable rental and maintenance of linen and work clothing. Zorg Leuven entered into a dialogue with the sector about t…

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Health Care Without Harm (HCWH) Europe has interviewed leading sustainable healthcare providers and compiled case studies in this report to inspire other procurers to advance strategic procurement in…


In this publication, Sustainable food contact materials in the European healthcare sector, HCWH has gathered information on the health and environmental risks of commonly used FCMs, including plastic…


Measuring and reducing plastics in the healthcare sector, provides data on plastic use in the healthcare sector and successful case studies of reducing plastics. It also gives you practical steps on …


A variety of hazardous chemicals can be found in medical textiles and their production methods. HCWH Europe’s latest publication, The role of chemistry in sustainable medical textiles, provides a con…

Overview of product categories

Information about circular procument and example cases per specific product category.





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