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Archived Webinars

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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.

  • October 19 2007 - 2:30 pm -- Eastern Standard Time
    Do you know what is going out your facility or organization’s back door? H2E will walk you step-by-step through gathering data on waste volumes to create a baseline and track waste and toxicity reduction efforts. Coordinate vendors for hazardous materials, recycling and waste removal. Know what you have to improve on waste and recycling contract...
  • October 05 2007 - 2:00 pm -- Eastern Standard Time
    An overview of the sustainable food movement in health care and its implications to facility design. Understand the health and economic impact of conventional institutional food services. Identify the key criteria associated with establishing a healthy food program in the healthcare setting. Learn about the steps taken by leading health systems to...
  • September 14 2007 - 2:00 pm -- Eastern Standard Time
    The operating room is the largest “departmental” source of waste within a health care facility, so what a great area to focus for measurable waste reduction and cost savings efforts. Points To Include: Waste Prevention Opportunities, Recycling Implementation, Red Bag Reduction & Suction Canister evacuation, Reusable Linens, Reprocessing single...
  • September 07 2007 - 1:30 pm -- Eastern Standard Time
    A panel discussion of professionals who will recount how they achieved specific Materials & Resources strategies on a project, from schematic design through construction. Construction: Recycling waste during construction and after occupancy requires significant planning of procedure and space. Rapidly renewable products are available for use...
  • August 10 2007 - 2:00 pm -- Eastern Standard Time
    Construction and Demolition debris is a major component of U.S. landfills. Hospitals across the country are recycling C&D waste, reducing waste volume and saving money. Learn from Institutional Recycling Network and HDR Architects as they present their C&D recycling success! Understand the value of construction and demolition recycling....
  • August 10 2007 - 2:00 pm -- Eastern Standard Time
    Construction and Demolition debris is a major component of U.S. landfills. Hospitals across the country are recycling C&D waste, reducing waste volume and saving money. Learn from Institutional Recycling Network and HDR Architects as they present their C&D recycling success! Understand the value of construction and demolition recycling....
  • August 03 2007 - 1:00 pm -- Eastern Standard Time
    An overview of why health care projects should avoid Chemicals of Concern and where to focus the designer’s and specifier’s attention. Case study of a health care facility that has developed policies to avoid the use of toxic chemicals in construction, demolition, and building systems equipment. Understand why health care facilities should avoid...
  • July 20 2007 - 1:00 pm -- Eastern Standard Time
    From waste prevention, to greener cleaners, integrated pest management, composting, reusables and recycling — food services has a lot of opportunitiy for environmental improvements. Learn from the team at Children’s of their positive outcomes attributed to changing how they manage food service materials. Sponsor  Committed to Environmentally...
  • July 13 2007 - 1:00 pm -- Eastern Standard Time
    An overview of the environmental and health concerns surrounding furniture and medical furnishings in the healthcare sector and a case study of a project that successfully specified green products throughout the facility. Attendees will be able to identify and understand basic information about the key environmental toxicants in furniture and...
  • June 08 2007 - 3:00 pm -- Eastern Standard Time
    There is no such thing as a perfectly green facility. There are pockets of success and we can learn from those successes and build on them. From green building, to mercury elimination, healthier food choices, recycling and greener cleaners, hospitals and other organizations are transitioning to healthier, more efficient structures – through strong...

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