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A Real Awakening

As a Catholic health system, Providence St. Joseph Health’s mission supports environmental stewardship. You can hear the passion in his voice when Richard Beam talks about environmental stewardship. He speaks… Read More
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Eating Away at Waste

Biodigesters conveniently located in New Rochelle Hospital’s kitchens allow the facility to repurpose food waste into gray water. It’s a problem all hospitals face: What do we do with all… Read More
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Birth of the Green Team

The main lobby of Littleton Adventist Hospital overlooking the cafeteria seating area, with the Rocky Mountains as a majestic backdrop. At a quarterly meeting, an associate at Littleton Adventist Hospital… Read More

Got Water?

The installation of the reclaimed water pipe consisted of street trenching and laying pipe to connect PSJMC to Burbank’s city-provided reclaimed water meters. Reclaimed water on the property is used… Read More

A Community Impression

Beaumont Health System’s Green Team is vital to the success of spreading sustainable practices throughout the system and the community. Just a little more than four years ago, hospital staff… Read More
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Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC

The longstanding hospital focuses on educating its patients, staff and community on sustainability. The Turtle and Fish Pond Garden at Magee provides organic vegetables and herbs for patients and staff.… Read More
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‘Care of the Earth’

Catholic health system Ascension Health has made sustainability one of its tenets. Rooftop solar panels at Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas in Austin are just one example of… Read More
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Harborview Medical Center, Seattle

The beauty of the Pacific Northwest inspires a passion for sustainability When you’re in the Pacific Northwest, sustainability comes naturally. “We live in a very beautiful area surrounded by mountains,… Read More
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Bio Re-grade

Big changes are being made in the small town of Peterborough, New Hampshire. "We’ve worked hard to reduce our regulated medical waste," says director of environmental services Elizabeth Fazio of… Read More
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Gundersen Health System

Capturing the wind’s energy to create clean electricity is one way the health system is moving toward its energy independence goal. Gundersen Health System is harnessing energy from the wind… Read More
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