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BioPhorum Operations Group’s (BPOG) Best Practices Guideline for Mitigating Risk from Leachables

The BioPhorum Operations Group’s (BPOG) Best Practices Guideline for Mitigating Risk from Leachables in Polymeric Single-Use Components Used in Biomanufacturing will be presented at BioProduction, Dublin in October 2016.  273 more words

Manufacturing

Leachables Testing Methods & Best Practices

Author: Nick Hutchinson

BPOG’s Best Practice Guide

The biopharmaceutical industry is increasingly using Single-use systems (SUS) for the manufacturing of medicines. Furthermore, companies are applying the technology in applications that are more critical to patient safety. 491 more words

Bioprocessing International Europe

Push for plastic bag ban in WA

The Town of Bassendean will tonight decide whether to ask the State Government to implement a state-wide ban on single use plastic bag distribution.

Bassendean councillor Renee McLennan wants Environment Minister Albert Jacob and opposition environment spokesman Chris Tallentire to commit to the introduction of a ban by 2018. 212 more words

General

Everything Has Value

Every time I see a beverage can littered somewhere, I think of can collectors. Yes, the men who would go around collecting cans in a large cart or large bag to take to the cash-for-cans machine.  413 more words

Zero Waste

You Wasteful S.O.B.

There’s a quote I read (by someone that I can’t remember) that has been sticking with me for months. It went something like:

How can it be believed that sending people into the forest to bulldoze a tree,  sending that tree to a factory, processing that it and bleaching it until it becomes a paper plate, then shipping that paper plate to a store where customers drive to go buy it, use it once and then throw in into the garbage where it’s picked up by a garbage truck, transported to a landfill and dumped into a hole in the ground where it will never be seen again, could… 583 more words

Education & Outreach

Applications of Single-Use/Disposable Technology in Fill/Finish [Whitepaper]

Whitepaper Overview:

A range of factors are currently conspiring to push the field of pharmaceutical manufacturing toward wider use of SUSs. While factors specific to the fill/finish stage have meant that it has taken the longest to be affected by such changes, recent developments in the associated materials, technology and regulatory landscape are making possible rapid development on this front. 475 more words

Bioprocessing

Lazy cleaning

I have to confess that I really don’t like cleaning – I can almost always think of something that I would rather be doing. The only times I was at all enthusiastic about it was when I had an Open University assignment to work on or marking to do! 501 more words

Reducing Consumption