Awards tools and resources


Practice Greenhealth provides a range of tools and resources to support the awards application process. The following resources are available to Practice Greenhealth members.

Awards levels

Each year, Practice Greenhealth recognizes an array of health care organizations for their environmental achievements. This resource outlines the different categories of recognition a health care facility or health system can win.

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Awards scoring resource

This resource offers an overview of the way Practice Greenhealth scores award applications within the Environmental Excellence Awards system.

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Awards metrics list 2020 

This resource offers an overview of the different metrics scored on the Partner Recognition and Partner for Change applications.

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What’s new on the 2020 award applications? 

This resource is an at-a-glance snapshot of improvements or new questions on the current year award applications. The changes reflected in this document are to help applicants quickly identify any changes to the application as compared to previous years.

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Award application questions

Practice Greenhealth makes an Excel workbook available with all the questions on the application, which can be used for internal data gathering.

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Frequently asked questions 

This resource addresses frequently asked questions about starting and completing an award application.

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Data integrity webinar series

A quality data set is key to a strong Practice Greenhealth Award application. Listen to archived calls reviewing data submission for key content areas. 

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Please contact awards technical assistance or call 888-378-2259 with questions about the Environmental Excellence Awards. You can also contact your member engagement liaison. VA facilities should first connect with their VISN mentor or email


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