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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.

  • September 26 2017 - 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm -- Eastern Daylight Time
    Are you ready to reimagine hospital food and win a trip to San Diego? Hospital chefs and food service professionals, we’ve teamed up with Menus of Change, an initiative of the Culinary Institute of America and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health to judge your most creative, nutritious, and sustainable recipes. This webinar is an...
  • 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 10 2017 - 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm -- Eastern Daylight Time
    A physician, pharmacist, nurse, or another allied health professional can sharpen and amplify the conversation around reimagined hospital food, showing how small changes can have an impact on individual and public health. This webinar will help you find the best pro for the job.
  • October 11 2017 - 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm -- Eastern Daylight Time
    This webinar, featuring speakers from a variety of health care facilities, explores criteria and pathways for purchasing poultry and eggs raised without antibiotics.
  • 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...
  • November 09 2017 - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm -- Eastern Standard Time
    "Let's feed people, not landfills. By reducing wasted food in landfills, we cut harmful methane emissions that fuel climate change, conserve our natural resources, and protect our planet for future generations,"  -- EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy. Practice Greenhealth’s Less Food to Landfill Goal and Toolkit aligns with the...
  • November 14 2017 - 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm -- Eastern Standard Time
    As health care organizations develop climate strategies and set greenhouse gas reduction goals, they are increasingly looking to measure the impacts of waste reduction strategies and its role in achieving greenhouse gas reduction targets. The EPA’s WARM Tool calculates and totals Greenhouse Gas emissions of baseline and alternative waste...
  • November 29 2017 - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm -- Eastern Standard Time
    Healthcare plastic waste. We all have it. Heaping piles of it. But what do we do with it? What will the recycler take? How can contamination be avoided? How does the facility collect, transport, store, and market its materials? Join Practice Greenhealth and the Health Care Plastics Recycling Council for a repeat of their sold-out CleanMed 2017 Pre...

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