The new issue of Healthcare Quarterly with a special focus on global climate change has been released! The issue includes five wonderful green articles, covering topics like organic waste reduction, plastics recovery, and climate change in health care.
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 […]
How do I participate in Green Hospital Scorecard? To participate in this program, the environmental contact at your hospital must receive an invitation email with a survey link which will enable the hospital to submit their environmental data online. If your hospital would like to participate in the Green Hospital […]
The free webinar on climate change resiliency has passed, but you can still watch it here! Looking for a PDF download of the webinar slides? Click here. ———————————————————————————————- ‘The evidence is overwhelming: climate change endangers human health’. Dr. Margaret Chan, Director General, World Health Organization Climate Change Impacts are Here […]
Project Background The Green Hospital Scorecard (GHS) is the only comprehensive health care benchmarking tool in Canada measuring energy conservation, water conservation, waste management and recycling, corporate commitment and pollution prevention. Participating hospitals report on their environmental and sustainability initiatives through a questionnaire and receive a Green Hospital Scorecard summarizing their environmental performance […]
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, […]