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Less food to landfill goal calculations

  • Food
  • Waste
  • food waste
  • Calculator
  • Toolkit
(Less food to landfill toolkit) Use this guidance and Excel spreadsheet to calculate how much food is going to waste at your facility. 

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Seattle Children's 2016

  • Engaged Leadership
  • Exemplary Document
  • Employee engagement
  • Seattle Children's Hospital
  • Guide
  • Food
Open this resource to view examples of Seattle Children's Hospital's internal web pages on sustainability.

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Less food to landfill goals

  • Toolkit
  • Less Food to Landfill
  • Food
  • food waste
(Less food to landfill toolkit) Determine food waste to landfill baseline and achieve a 10% reduction in food waste to landfill from baseline year (going back as far as 2013 if baseline is already established). Identify which of the four food waste streams the facility is currently focusing on for food waste reduction and measurement. See definitions for clarity on each stream.

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MedStar Montgomery: Community health needs assessment report

  • Food
  • Engaged Leadership
  • Exemplary Document
  • MedStar
  • Community Benefit
In 2012 MedStar Montgomery Medical Center (MedStar Montgomery) conducted a community health needs assessment (CHNA) in accordance with the guidelines established by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Internal Revenue Service. This exemplary document describes findings of the CHNA, the 3-year implementation plan, and how MedStar addressed heart disease through community…

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Creating healthy retail food environments in health care facilities

  • Food
  • Food Service
Hospital workers experience an 8.6 percent higher burden of illnesses such as diabetes, congestive heart failure, hypertension, and obesity than the general U.S. workforce. Although patient meals are carefully calibrated for their nutritional profile and tailored for specific diets, food and beverages sold in hospital retail settings are often out of line with dietary recommendations. There are…

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NorthShore University Health System: Community benefit report

  • Food
  • Engaged Leadership
  • Exemplary Document
  • Community Benefit
  • NorthShore University Health System
This exemplary document describes findings of the community health needs assessment, the implementation plan, and how NorthShore University HealthSystem addressed community needs through community benefit programming, projects, and partnerships.  At NorthShore University HealthSystem (NorthShore), we believe in serving and investing in the health and well-being of people who live in our…

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Purchasing oils and shortenings

  • Food
  • Purchasing
  • Local and sustainable purchasing
  • Sustainable procurement
  • Guide
Questions to ask suppliers and to take into consideration when making purchasing decisions about oils and shortenings. 

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University of Vermont Medical Center: Community benefit report

  • Food
  • Engaged Leadership
  • Exemplary Document
  • Community Benefit
  • UVM Medical Center
  • University of Vermont Medical Center
This exemplary document describes findings of the community health needs assessment, the implementation plan, and how the University of Vermont Medical Center addressed community needs through community benefit programming, projects, and partnerships. 

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Purchasing processed food

  • Food
  • Purchasing
  • Local and sustainable purchasing
  • Sustainable procurement
Use one or more of the suggested environmental disclosure questions in your RFI/RFP to help inform your purchasing decisions around processed food.

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Virginia Mason: Community benefit report

  • Food
  • Engaged Leadership
  • Exemplary Document
  • Virginia Mason
  • Community Benefit
This exemplary document describes findings of the community health needs assessment, the implementation plan, and how Virginia Mason addressed community needs through community benefit programming, projects, and partnerships. 

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