Monthly Archives: March 2016


Health Care Without Harm

Health Care Without Harm is an international coalition of hospitals and health care systems, medical professionals, community groups, health-affected constituencies, labor unions, environmental health organizations, and religious groups. Health Care Without Harm has regional offices in Reston, Virginia; Brussels; Buenos Aires and Manila. In other world regions, we work with […]


Practice Greenhealth

Practice Greenhealth is the source for environmental solutions for the health care sector and lends support to create better, safer, greener workplaces and communities. Practice Greenhealth is a nonprofit membership organization founded on the principles of positive environmental stewardship and best practices by organizations in the health care community. Sustainable […]


NHS Sustainable Development Unit

The Sustainable Development Unit (SDU) is a national unit based in Cambridge working on behalf of the health and care system in England. It was established in April 2008. The SDU supports the NHS, public health and social care to embed and promote the three elements of sustainable development – […]


Farm to Healthcare

Farm to Cafeteria Canada (F2CC) is a pan-Canadian organization whose vision is  “vibrant and sustainable regional food systems that support the health of people place and planet.” F2CC works with  partners across Canada to educate, build capacity, strengthen partnerships, and influence policy to bring local, healthy, and sustainable foods into […]


Healthier Hospitals Initiative

The Healthier Hospitals Initiative (HHI) was originally founded by twelve of the largest, most influential U.S. health systems, comprising over 500 hospitals with more than $20 billion in purchasing power, along with Practice Greenhealth, Health Care Without Harm and the Center for Health Design to create a guide for hospitals […]


Talkin’ Trash with UHN

Talkin’ Trash with UHN is a blog about greening the hospital environment, with a free-range, organic sense of humour. It is maintained by Lisa Vanlint, with fantastic contributing writers like Ed Rubinstein, Kady Cowan, Songyang Hu, Chad Berndt, Mike Kurz, and Adeline Cohen. We are all lucky enough to work in the Energy & […]