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

    July 3rd, 2018 - 2:33 pm
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    From GreenBiz:

    "We're pleased to introduce the 2018 class of 30 inspiring young leaders who are demonstrating the world-changing promise of sustainability in their everyday work. These individuals are advancing clean energy and transportation, circular design and supply chains, resilient communities and sustainable business practices overall....

  • Top U.S. hospitals recognized for their sustainability leadership

    April 16th, 2018 - 7:07 pm
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    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 of its annual Top 25 Environmental Excellence Awards.

    These health care facilities exemplify the best in environmental excellence, representing the...

  • Practice Greenhealth Announces Winners of Top 25 Environmental Excellence Awards

    April 17th, 2017 - 10:03 pm
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    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 health care, has announced the winners of its annual Top 25 Environmental Excellence Awards.

    The award recognizes 25 health care facilities that exemplify the best in environmental...

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

    January 4th, 2017 - 12:00 pm
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    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 nonprofit membership and networking organization for sustainable health care, released today its eighth annual Sustainability Benchmark Report....

  • 20 Years In, We’re Just Getting Started

    September 2nd, 2016 - 11:41 am
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    Celebrating Health Care Without Harm’s 20th anniversary, Gary Cohen reflects on the last two decades in the environmental health movement and offers an opportunity for health care to redefine its role in the 21st century.

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  • Greenhealth Exchange Issues Statement on Demand from Leading Health Systems for Sustainable Meat and Poultry

    September 1st, 2016 - 3:06 pm
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    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 Hospitals Health System, and Veterans Health Administration Nutrition and Food Services—called on food producers and manufacturers to meet the growing demand for meat and poultry raised...

  • Practice Greenhealth Unveils Greenhealth Cost of Ownership Calculator

    August 31st, 2016 - 1:45 pm
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    Understanding cost of ownership data will help hospitals find cost savings and
    minimize environmental impact, in response to industry need

    (Reston, Va.)— Practice Greenhealth—the nation’s leading nonprofit membership and networking organization for sustainable health care—revealed its Greenhealth Cost of Ownership (GCO) Calculator today.

    The calculator is a first-of-its-kind for the health care...

  • New exchange aims to bleed green, not red

    August 30th, 2016 - 5:14 pm
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    Greenhealth pushes sustainable products, services to the forefront of contract availability

    http://www.hpnonline.com/inside/2016-09/1609-SF-sustainability.html

    ...

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

    July 12th, 2016 - 10:48 am
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    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 impact that require the least effort be implemented. Sustainability activities that feed into strategic goals offer the...
  • Practice Greenhealth and Feeding America Partner to Mobilize the Health Care Sector to Reduce Food Waste and Provide Food to Those who Struggle with Hunger

    June 7th, 2016 - 9:00 am
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    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 Americans living at risk of hunger. The nation’s largest domestic hunger relief organization and leading health care sustainability membership organization have...

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