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{Past Event} - 2013 Environmental Excellence Awards: Understanding the Awards Process, What's New, and a Few Good Tips

December 12, 2012 - 12:00 pm - December 12, 2012 - 1:00 pm -- Eastern Standard Time


Practice Greenhealth members are eligible for recognition through the Practice Greenhealth Environmental Excellence Awards program. Whether just getting started on a few green projects, or supporting a thriving sustainability program, hospital and healthcare facility members can get recognition for environmental accomplishments and celebrate environmental achievements. Business members can also get recognition for improving their environmental performance and helping their customers achieve their environmental goals.


Learn the details of Practice Greenhealth’s Environmental Excellence Awards Program. The call outline includes: Introduction and logistics; untangling the Awards process; how to copy over last year’s data into the new application; the different Award types available and criteria for each, what’s new on the PFC, and tips for applying (what we are really looking for).


Lin Hill, Practice Greenhealth
As Director of the Awards Program, Lin is responsible for managing all aspects of the Awards program, from developing the Award applications, to reviewing the completed applications, to designing the Awards ceremony at CleanMed each year. Lin particularly enjoys supporting Practice Greenhealth members while they prepare their Award applications each year. With over 15 years of experience in pollution prevention, Lin has worked both inside and outside of the regulatory arena.

Janet Brown, Practice Greenhealth
Janet Brown is the Director of Facility Engagement for Practice Greenhealth. She is also Director, Content and Outreach for the Healthier Hospitals Initiative ( As the Green Columnist for Health Care Design Magazine, she tells stories of hospitals and their commitment to healthy and respectful environments for staff, patients and the community.  Prior to joining Practice Greenhealth, Janet worked  for Continuum Health Partners in New York City, pioneering sustainability in health care from 1991-2004.  You can read Janet’s columns on her linked in page.

Read Janet’s Green Columns

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