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Preventative Medicine for the Planet

By The Green A-Team
Green Air Radio

Is the treatment of medical waste by our hospitals harming us and our planet?

It’s one thing to worry about receiving the best possible care from a hospital when you’re sick but it’s another to worry about becoming sick because of a hospital.

According to the EPA, nearly all medical waste, including used plastic syringes and discarded organs, is incinerated. This dirty disposal releases lethal levels of dioxins and heavy metals into the air contributing to a host of personal and planetary health problems.

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