Toxics Initiatives

Reducing Toxic and Hazardous Waste in the Health Care Community

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, […]

Toxics Reduction Strategy for Health Care

Project Description: In November 2009, twelve national organizations representing all areas of the health sector, joined by the David Suzuki Foundation, produced a joint statement spelling out a new commitment to creating an environmentally responsible health sector. The Joint Position Statement (JPS): Toward an Environmentally Responsible Canadian Health Sector, recognizes […]