Environmentally Preferable Purchasing Once you have made your commitment to supporting sustainable health care in your organisation, it is time to let vendors know they must match their product offerings with your expectations and desire to source environmentally-friendly (green) products and services. What you buy and how you buy it […]
The aim of this paper is to provide an overview of the effects of climate change on food security and nutrition, intended as its four dimensions, and to explore ways to reduce negative impacts through adaptation and resilience.
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.
The Lake of the Woods District Hospital is rolling out a new meal room service program. In July 2014, the hospital did a waste audit to look at how much food they throw out. They found out the hospital has about a 40 per cent waste rate. Once food heads […]
The current drought levels in California are a wake up call that B.C. needs to become more self-reliant to secure our access to healthy food for our future. Drought has persisted in California over the past three years, with the majority of the state in “extreme” or “exceptional” drought, the […]