The Nation discusses ways to repurpose spent medical materials in this riveting article.

“RECYCLING and its close cousin upcycling have caught in recent years but here in Thailand, few companies are taking on the enormous amounts of waste generated by hospitals.

That’s changing thanks to Kasetsart University’s Scrap Lab run by inveterate recycler Assoc Professor Dr Singh Intrachooto. He’s collaborating with Bangkok Metropolitan Administration General Hospital in finding ways to upcycle all the products the hospital no longer wants with the aim of reducing medical waste while also creating new products for the market.”