Sustainability is central to Baxter’s vision of building a truly great company by providing enduring value for all stakeholders.
In Australia and New Zealand, Baxter’s sustainability goals are focused in the areas of natural resource management, waste management and greenhouse gas emission reduction.
To learn more about any of our Sustainability Programs in Australia and New Zealand please contact [email protected]
PVC Recycling in Hospitals
As the only Australian manufacturer of Intravenous (I.V.) medical fluids, Baxter is proud to partner with the Vinyl Council of Australia, Welvic and 280+ hospitals in Australia and New Zealand to divert 200+ tonnes of high-grade PVC waste from landfill annually to be recycled locally to make garden hoses and gumboots.
Aluminium Recycling Program
Baxter partners with hospitals to collect and recycle aluminium bottles of Baxter gas anaesthesia. More than 88 hospitals across Australia and New Zealand are now taking part in the program, with more than 1.2 tonnes of aluminium recycled every year.
Baxter Australia & New Zealand also collects and recycles cardboard packaging boxes from more than 970 home dialysis patients.
Home PD Patients
970+ Patients on Home Peritoneal Dialysis (PD). Baxter collects and recycles PVC & HDPE dialysis bags from patients on Home PD in Australia & New Zealand.
95% of power for Baxter’s local advanced manufacturing plant is from our on-site solar and gas tri-generation.
Compounded products supplied to hospitals in reusable packaging and retrieved by Baxter delivery drivers to reduce waste for hospital pharmacies.