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Top 25 Environmental Excellence Award Winners

Advocate Christ Medical Center and Advocate Children’s Hospital – Oak Lawn Oak Lawn, Illinois 694 staffed beds and 42 ORs Enthusiasm for sustainability at Advocate Christ Medical Center and Advocate… Read More
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Passion = Innovation

As hospitals demand more sustainable products, Johnson & Johnson is one example of a company that’s rising to the challenge. In the United States, it’s estimated that health care facilities… Read More
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Setting a Plastics Recycling Benchmark

HPRC and Practice Greenhealth present key results from a survey on plastic packaging and products recycling in U.S. hospitals  Health care facilities in the United States generate approximately 14,000 tons… Read More
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Sustainable Resources

The annual Buyers' Guide showcases the newest health care products and services for green purchasing.
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WASTE: What Is It Good For?

Looking to reduce waste? Hospitals and health systems should start with a comprehensive assessment.  Environmentally Preferable purchasing (EPP), ironically, often begins at the dumpster. Waste diversion and prevention should be… Read More
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Enjoy the Data Dividend

Practice Greenhealth and other partners can help hospitals reduce costs and waste by tracking sustainability data How well do you know your sustainability data? The 198 winners in Practice Greenhealth’s… Read More
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Galway’s Sustainability Journey

This year, Boston Scientific celebrates 20 years in Galway, Ireland. The plant has been a key facility in the medical device developer and manufacturer’s global operations network, now employing about… Read More
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A Garden Within

Placing nature within the modern health care facility Drawing upon a growing body of evidence to guide designers of medical facilities that the garden is returning to the care environment,… Read More
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Sustainable Road

To meet green goals, think more broadly. When many of us think of sustainability, we first think of the health of the environment. In reality, sustainability is so much more.… Read More
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Holistic Approach

WHR brings sustainability to Stamford Hospital. With their sheer size and nature of the work they do, hospitals are often imposing, anonymous structures that stand apart from the community. When… Read More
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