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Leading U.S. hospitals recognized for their sustainability commitment

Practice Greenhealth is excited to announce this year’s recipients of the Top 25 Environmental Excellence Awards, the most prestigious environmental achievement for health care. These facilities exemplify the highest standards for environmental…

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Practice Greenhealth's Christopher Bodkin honored as GreenBiz 30 under 30

From GreenBiz:

"We're pleased to introduce the 2018 class of 30 inspiring young leaders who are demonstrating the world-changing promise of…

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Hospitals recognized for their sustainability leadership

Practice Greenhealth announces winners of Top 25 Environmental Excellence Awards

[Washington, DC] Practice Greenhealth, the nation’s leading nonprofit membership and networking organization for sustainable health care, has announced the winners…

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Practice Greenhealth Announces Winners of Top 25 Environmental Excellence Awards

Most prestigious environmental achievement award recognizing sector’s top hospitals

(Reston, VA) — Practice Greenhealth, the nation’s leading nonprofit membership and networking organization for sustainable…

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Practice Greenhealth’s Sustainability Benchmark Report Shows Strong Progress in Environmental Performance Among Nation’s Leading Hospitals

Details health care sustainability trends across key areas: green purchasing, safer chemicals, climate change mitigation, energy and waste reduction, local and sustainable food

Washington, DC – Practice Greenhealth, the nation’s leading…

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Greenhealth Exchange Issues Statement on Sustainable Meat and Poultry

RESTON, Virginia (September 1, 2016)—Last week, nine leading health systems—Advocate Health Care, Catholic Health Initiatives, Dartmouth-Hitchcock, Gundersen Health System, HackensackUMC, Kaiser Permanente, Partners HealthCare*, University…

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New exchange aims to bleed green, not red

Greenhealth pushes sustainable products, services to the forefront of contract availability


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Commentary: Food for thought - Hospitals must do more to end their wasteful ways

By Janet Howard  | July 9, 2016

In the busy healthcare environment, opportunities for interventions to improve operations and processes far outnumber the number of hours in a day. The 80/20 rule demands that projects with the greatest…

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Practice Greenhealth and Feeding America Partner to Mobilize Health Care

Hospitals and food banks will provide nutritious food to communities in need across the country.

June 7, 2016 (Reston, Virginia) – Practice Greenhealth and Feeding America announced today a new collaboration to help…

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Furniture Companies Release Lists of Environmentally Preferable Products

Showcases growing movement to eliminate chemicals of concern from health care

[Reston, VA] Eleven furniture manufacturers and two textile suppliers have publicly released lists of products that avoid the use of chemicals linked to negative…

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Gundersen installs medication disposal containers for public drop off

Gundersen Health System is building upon its successful pharmaceutical waste collection program with separate medication disposal containers for public use.

Gundersen is providing three medication drop boxes for patient, visitor and…

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Practice Greenhealth Honors Environmental Excellence Awards Winners

2013  Award Winners Announced 

(Reston, Va.)— Practice Greenhealth, the nation’s leading membership association devoted to environmentally responsible health care, has announced its 2013 Environmental Excellence Award winners.  These coveted…

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