NHSScotland has been working with ZWS to explore innovating with particular product groups to make them more sustainable through improving durability and longevity of product through design, repair, refurbishment, remanufacturing and responsible end of life recycling. To achieve this low carbon goal NHSS needs to work with its supply chain to transition from the existing “make, use, dispose” model towards a model which extends the life of the product and retains the material value at the end of life.
This event is an introduction to this policy focus and will initiate the start of an innovation journey which brings the supply chain, NHSS practitioners, procurement professionals, supply chain enablers and support agencies together. The event will introduce the programme of work and reach out to willing and progressive companies to become involved. The desirable outcome is to develop with the supply chain, circular services which achieve better economic and low carbon solutions for Scotland.