Tag Archives: Greening the Supply Chain

New Buying Tool: Hospitals Can Save Money and the Planet

Hospitals spend 17 percent of their budgets on medical supplies. Hospitals also have an enormous energy footprint, are major water users and when it’s time to dispose of used supplies,… Read More

Setting Health Care EPP Pr ior ities

ENVIRONMENTALLY PREFERABLE purchasing (EPP) is not only about the end products that arrive in your facility. Being a sustainable buyer means considering the product impacts in the entire supply chain… Read More

Pest Problem?

TODAY, MORE health care facilities are embracing practices to eliminate the need for toxic chemical pesticides. While conventional pest control is a reactive approach based on killing insects and rodents… Read More

Keeping It Simple

Even in health care settings that have an established culture of sustainability, external barriers—such as lack of local availability of a particular material or builders who are inexperienced or uninterested… Read More