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 […]
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 […]
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 & […]
Project SOIL (Shared Opportunities on Institutional Lands) is a feasibility study that explores the potential of on-site food production for public institutions through arrangements with local producers, particularly where access to farmland is limited and expensive.
For a third year in a row, a group of eco-conscious physicians will campaign at the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) General Council Aug. 23–26 for physician associations to divest from fossil fuels and reinvest in renewable energy.
The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) saw a very strong start to 2015 in terms of green building certifications in Canada, with 135 registrations and 202 certifications between January 1 and April 30, 2015. This brings the total number of LEED certified projects in Canada to 2,252. In keeping with […]