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]

nurse holding PVC products ready for recycling

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 gas anaesthesia bottles in recycling bin

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.

cardboard baxter packaging in warehouse

Cardboard Recycling

Baxter Australia & New Zealand also collects and recycles cardboard packaging boxes from more than 970 home dialysis patients.

home pd patient lying on bed with homechoice claria APD next to him

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.

installing solar panels on roof of Baxter site in Toongabbie Australia

Sustainable Manufacturing

95% of power for Baxter’s local advanced manufacturing plant is from our on-site solar and gas tri-generation.

baxter employee compounding medicines in clean room

Pharmacy Compounding

Compounded products supplied to hospitals in reusable packaging and retrieved by Baxter delivery drivers to reduce waste for hospital pharmacies.