Challenges Accepted

Imagine your morning office routine: Coffee poured, computer on, and email loading as you settle in and contemplate the day ahead. A nagging issue pops up — one that would… Read More
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Anatomy of a Green Team

Historically, the existence of a green team has been a signpost of environmental movement in any organization. It indicates that a group of individuals have been identified to work together,… Read More
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Connecting the Dots

Environmental stewardship connects to population health, prevention, staff satisfaction and performance excellence. Increasingly, health care leaders are connecting the dots and seeing that healthier food, for example, isn’t just about… Read More
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A Strategy for C-Suite Ownership

No matter what industry you’re in, we know this to be true: “It all starts with leadership.” All too often, Practice Greenhealth hospitals have the passion. They have departmental successes.… Read More
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Practice Greenhealth, Engage

One of the benefits of Practice Greenhealth membership is a dedicated liaison for direction, technical assistance, identifying key resources and educational offerings. Each Member Engagement team staffer is responsible for… Read More

What’s New?

IT’S BEEN said that there’s nothing new under the sun. But that’s certainly not the case when it comes to Practice Greenhealth. So what’s new? A lot! We’re continually working… Read More

Want to Bring Sustainability Programming to the Next Level?

WHILE MANY Practice Greenhealth members have realized success in achieving environmental stewardship activities that are considered “low-hanging fruit,” the next level of engagement is the challenge for many. Energy conservation,… Read More


Here at Healthier Hospitals, change is afoot. The Healthier Hospitals Initiative’s three-year cycle has come to an end, and the newly renamed Healthier Hospitals continues as a free, permanent program… Read More
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A New Day With Healthier Hospitals

Summer’s here, and it’s a new season for your sustainability journey.  “SUMMERTIME, AND the livin’ is easy, fish are jumpin’ and the cotton is high.” I’ve always loved summer with… Read More
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