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Bright Ideas

Practice Greenhealth member NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital’s energy-efficiency program is a shining example in the health care community. water-fronts-3a Exterior photo of NewYork Presbyterian Hospital pw_NYPH-CPP_10 Even patient rooms with no natural… Read More
Posted in Conserve, Features

Reducing Food Waste

Food waste clogs landfills and contributes to climate change. What is the solution? The amount of food that’s thrown away each year contributes to several environmental and social problems. The… Read More

Waste Not

Lessons from one of the country’s greenest hospitals on how to make sustainability part of the culture.
Posted in Topics, Waste

Pharmaceutical Waste

A look at reducing your hospital’s impact on contaminating our waters.
Posted in Topics, Waste

Resource Recycling Systems

Nicole Chardoul, P.E., Principal, Director of Project Operations, discusses waste challenges and solutions for the health care sector. For over 25 years, Resource Recycling Systems (RRS) has worked to motivate… Read More
Posted in Business, In Focus, Waste

Less Waste Challenge

How the Healthier Hospitals Initiative can help your facility reduce waste The Healthier Hospitals Initiative (HHI) is off and running! The Less Waste Challenge hones in on some win-win strategies… Read More

Sustainable Packaging

Johnson & Johnson The company has developed a Global Environmental Packaging Reference Guide and Packaging Protocol to assist the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies in efficient and effective packaging… Read More

Stericycle Reduces Waste in the OR and Beyond

The health care services company, Stericycle, offers a multitude of services to help hospitals reduce their environmental impact. Its Sharps Management Service features Bio Systems reusable containers; the service has… Read More

Taking the Hazard Out of Waste

SteriMed Medical Waste Solutions, Inc. "Technologies available today for the on-site treatment of medical waste include chemical treatment systems, low-temperature steam disinfection systems, and microwave disinfection systems, " says CEO… Read More

Sustainable Cardiac Services

A look at Australia’s waste reduction efforts from the catheterization laboratory to the operating room and beyond Economic and environmental sustainability are essential to maintaining high-quality health care. Numerous medical… Read More ← Older posts Newer posts →