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Life Cycle Assessment study

Date 10-05-2019

Sustainability is one of the priorities on our list. Being a supplier to the reusable market with our Eurotape products it is important to us to learn more about the impact of surgical drapes and tapes on the environment.

The existing literature did not focus enough on these environmental impacts. That is why, on behalf of the “Chainge Consortium” consisting of the companies Eurotape, van Dijk, Vetex, Rotecno and Christeyns, we commissioned Environmental Clarity in the US to quantify and compare the cradle-to-end-of-life environmental impacts of reusable and disposable surgical drape and tape systems.

This resulted in an extensive LCA study with a very interesting outcome.

It goes without saying that we want to share this outcome with you in the form of a leaflet in which the most important results are put together.

You can read this leaflet or download a copy by clicking here.

Our aim with this leaflet is to create more awareness amongst the users of surgical covering materials.

A full copy of the LCA study or an extract is available upon request at


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