Healthcare Packaging News and Top Issues November 2023

Medtronic’s waste reduction goals, podcast on recycling plastic packaging, excess packaging, packaging for deep-cold storage, eye-drop recalls, more.

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Packaging departments of medical device and pharmaceutical manufacturers need to keep up with regulatory updates, sustainability solutions, new technologies, and major issues impacting their packaging decisions. On a regular basis, Packaging Digest finds and reposts related healthcare packaging news, videos, and opinions found on social media, with the most recent “find” at the top.

Here is the stream of curated news and developments from November 2023. Click here to see the latest additions for the current month.

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Medtronic’s waste reduction goal on select product lines.

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Sustainable packaging growth doubles by 2027.

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Podcast on recycling medical and pharma plastics.

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Pictures worth a thousand words.

Excess packaging nothing to sneeze at.

Sustainable strategies for pharma packaging

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Advanced technologies contribute to pharma packaging market growth.

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The latest plastic packaging news.

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Mark your calendar for upcoming events.

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Deep-cold packaging options.

Sharps and Nephron deal expands prefillable syringe market.


Growth of contract packaging market.

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That’s a rap for Halls.

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Sustainability drives pharma packaging market.

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Hearts and flowers lift spirits for chemotherapy patient.

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Amcor’s all-film packaging lowers carbon footprint.

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IoPP’s news, views, and updates on healthcare packaging

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FDA recalls 26 eye-drop products due to bacteria, unsanitary conditions in manufacturing facility.


Coveris introduces a new recyclable medical packaging film.


Winners of the Sustainable Medicines Packaging Awards unveiled.


The impact of smart packaging on medication adherence.


For earlier Healthcare Packaging News and Top Issues items, click here.

About the Author(s)

Lisa McTigue Pierce

Executive Editor, Packaging Digest

Lisa McTigue Pierce is Executive Editor of Packaging Digest. She’s been a packaging media journalist since 1982 and tracks emerging trends, new technologies, and best practices across a spectrum of markets for the publication’s global community. Reach her at [email protected] or 630-272-1774.

Kassandra Kania

Freelance Writer

Kassandra Kania is a freelance writer based in Charlotte, NC. She has written extensively about healthcare packaging for a variety of publications.

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