The Canadian Coalition for Green Health Care is honoured to announce we have again been granted the ENERGY STAR® Advocate of the Year Award for work in promoting and facilitating the adoption of ENERGY STAR qualified products within Canada’s health services sector during 2016-2017. “The Coalition has worked diligently over […]

Coalition Two-Time Winner of ENERGY STAR Advocate of the Year

Health care facilities have high energy intensities: they typically provide services 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and use energy-intensive equipment. ENERGY STAR® products are available in many consumer and business categories to help purchasers select the most energy efficiency products in a specific category. Currently, there is no ENERGY […]

Medical Imaging Equipment Energy Use Study

  What is Climate Change Resiliency Mentoring? Climate Change Resiliency Mentoring is a program offered by the Canadian Coalition for Green Health Care that provides tools, resources, and guidance for facilities to evaluate and increase their resiliency to climate change impacts. Climate Change Resiliency Mentoring is currently entering the 2nd […]

Climate Change Resiliency Mentoring

Green Hospital Score Card 2016 Results and Resources    ***For webinars, sector reports, and case studies from the 2016 GHS Program, click here. Here is a link to the 2017 educational webinar, hosted on November 28th, 2017.  Project Background   The Green Hospital Scorecard (GHS) is the only comprehensive health care benchmarking […]

Green Hospital Scorecard

Objectives Funded by Environment and Climate Change Canada - EcoAction Community Funding Program, this two-year clean water initiative will reduce toxic and hazardous waste generated by health care facility operations through the identification, implementation, and evaluation of innovative, toxics-free technologies and chemical use strategies. Working collaboratively with BC Lower Mainland GreenCare, […]

Reducing Toxic and Hazardous Waste in the Health Care Community