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Our journey as a reprocessor 


Stryker’s Sustainability Solutions (SSS) is committed to sustainable healthcare. Since the Ascent acquisition in 2009, we have been changing the way healthcare thinks about “single-use” devices. A successful reprocessing program needs regular, disciplined collection pick-ups, fast product turnaround times, frequent staff in-services, clinical education, physician engagement/case support, routine savings reporting, highly visible and responsive account representation, and quarterly business review meetings. Our OnTrack team of sales reps, service associates, corporate account managers, analysts, internal support teams, and their collective leadership is best positioned to deliver the best reprocessing results.

SSS understands consistent medical device performance is critical in gaining clinician confidence. We implemented the same quality system utilized at other Stryker divisions and have continued to push the boundaries of simulated-use performance testing and multi-point inspections. Today, over 3,000 hospitals in the US and abroad trust Stryker to reprocess their devices. We’ve delivered over time, and we believe consistent device quality and great customer service are the most important ingredients in a successful reprocessing program.



 Better for the planet.


Since the inception of our Products for the Planet program in 2017, Stryker's Sustainability Solutions provides hospitals with the opportunity to contribute to the restoration of national forests. Now, we are expanding globally through our partnership with veritree to contribute to reforesting on both land and sea.

Today, millions of people are already exposed to the effects of biodiversity loss and climate change. This is why we are working with veritree to restore the environment in countries around the world. We believe we have our part to play in the net zero transition, while supporting local communities, addressing economic inequality and regenerating nature. 

See the real time progress SSS and our partners are making on the veritree website below.










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Redesigned for sustainability 


As a next evolution of reprocessing, we launched our Redesigned for Sustainability platform in 2020. This takes a lifecycle approach to bringing new products to market and incorporates sustainable design into sourcing, packaging, component design, materials and chemicals, as well as manufacturing and waste solutions. 

Redesigned for Sustainability was created to align with our customers sustainability initiatives like Environmentally Preferable Purchasing, harmful chemical reduction and waste reduction goals. 

Redesigned for Sustainability: going beyond reprocessing
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Environmental Excellence Awards 

At SSS, we know our choices impact the health of the planet and the people within it. This is why we are so proud of the 3,898 hospitals that received an Environmental Excellence Award for their 2023 efforts. This award takes into account collections growth, buyback., and waste diverted at each facilitiy SSS partners with.  We look forward recognizing even more winners in 2025!
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Top companies in Arizona

Stryker’s Sustainability Solutions has been recognized as one of the Top Companies to Work for in Arizona by Best Companies AZ!

This incredible achievement is a testament to our unwavering commitment to fostering a positive, innovative, and supportive work environment for all our team members. Together with our customers, we're making a difference in the healthcare industry by providing sustainable solutions and furthering the circular economy.





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