Practice Greenhealth releases latest sustainability benchmark data

Published: 01/18/2024 - 15:30
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Sustainability Benchmark Data

We are pleased to share Practice Greenhealth’s latest sustainability benchmark report, based on data from the 2022 calendar year.

The 370 hospitals that contributed data collectively saved more than $197.4 million on sustainability initiatives in 2022, while pushing the market for more environmentally preferable products and materials with more than $939.7 million in sustainable spending..

These hospitals reduced more than 389.6 million kBtus of energy, saved 97.1 million gallons of water, diverted over 264.1 million pounds of waste from the landfill through recycling, and avoided 273,977 metric tons of carbon emissions through mitigation projects.
Reporting hospitals:

  • Saved enough water to fill 147 Olympic-sized swimming pools
  • Diverted waste equivalent to the weight of 359 Boeing 747 jets
  • Avoided GHG emissions equivalent to 59,560 gas-powered vehicles

Learn more about the current state of sustainability in the health care sector, and help your facility get the data it needs to develop a business case for new initiatives, compare progress, and benchmark performance.


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