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Webinars and Archives are Free to Practice Greenhealth Members
Practice Greenhealth hosts a set of webinar series designed to offer comprehensive and cutting edge case studies, tools and resources on different sustainability topics to the healthcare community. Topics range from basics such as recycling, green team development and building an integrated design team to intermediate topics such as the selection of green cleaning chemicals and energy modeling for new buildings to advanced topics like greenhouse gas management and displacement ventilation. Learn practical solutions from experts in the field without leaving your office! Pull together your committee or "green team" and join us.

  • July 26 2017 - 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm -- Eastern Daylight Time
    Sustainability is a team effort, and often this topic cuts across competitive landscapes. Come learn how the region that hosted CleanMed 2017 has achieved tremendous results through a regional connection called the Healthcare Environmental Awareness and Resource Reduction Team Midwest (HEARRT Midwest). HEARRT Midwest is comprised of healthcare...
  • July 27 2017 - 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm -- Eastern Daylight Time
    Join Iqbal Mian and Hermine Levey Weston to understand the expectations of the Practice Greenhealth award application as it pertains to water. Learn how to collect water use data in order to set water reduction goals and then manage water conservation programs. You will see examples of water management plans and water saving products and projects...
  • August 16 2017 - 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm -- Eastern Daylight Time
    To learn more about maximizing the value of your membership, join our monthly Practice Greenhealth overview and orientation for new and renewing members. Bring your team and questions as one of our member engagement experts reviews (via presentation and on-line demonstration) the resources available with your Practice Greenhealth membership, and...
  • September 14 2017 - 11:30 am - 12:30 pm -- Eastern Daylight Time
    Practice Greenhealth tracks targeted activities around safer chemicals in three areas – Green Cleaning, PVC/DEHP reduction and Healthy Interiors.  Join Janet Howard as she reviews these three areas, explaining how to access the data and where to find Practice Greenhealth resources to support success in tracking movement towards healthier...
  • September 14 2017 - 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm -- Eastern Daylight Time
    In the 1990s, the Environmental Protection Agency and the American Hospital Association signed a memorandum of understanding, calling on hospitals to virtually eliminate mercury.  Practice Greenhealth presents a Making Medicine Mercury Free Award, to those organizations that go through the Mercury Elimination Check List and meet the award...
  • September 20 2017 - 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm -- Eastern Daylight Time
    To learn more about maximizing the value of your membership, join our monthly Practice Greenhealth overview and orientation for new and renewing members. Bring your team and questions as one of our member engagement experts reviews (via presentation and on-line demonstration) the resources available with your Practice Greenhealth membership, and...
  • September 28 2017 - 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm -- Eastern Daylight Time
    Infection prevention and control in health care is of primary importance. However, some common ingredients in hand soaps used in the healthcare setting, including triclosan and triclocarban, can pose hazards for employees and the environment. In light of environmental and human health concerns, Practice Greenhealth recently launched the Hand Soaps...
  • October 04 2017 - 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm -- Eastern Daylight Time
    Join Dave Maffeo of Boston Medical Center and John Stoddard of Health Care Without Harm and Higher Ground Farm in a visually delicious and interesting tour of the Boston Medical Center’s Rooftop Farm. Learn how they planned, funded and executed the project. See the garden plans, how they planted and tended the crops and integrated the produce into...
  • October 26 2017 - 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm -- Eastern Daylight Time
    Practice Greenhealth’s Healthier Food aligns with the Health Care without Harm Environmental Nutrition Framework, which acknowledges that healthy food cannot be defined by nutritional quality alone. It is the end result of a food system that conserves and renews natural resources, advances social justice and animal welfare, builds...
  • November 06 2017 - 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm -- Eastern Standard Time
    Tracking materials and wastes is critical to any sustainability programming.   In order to submit a Practice Greenhealth Environmental Excellence Award, hospitals are required to submit data on the types and amounts of wastes that are generated.   Award thresholds include a less than 10% Regulated Medical Waste rate and a minimum of a 15...

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