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.
Physicians’ offices are not as healthy as one might think. Offices contain numerous potentially toxic chemicals, such as mercury and glutaraldehyde. Plastic medical supplies release toxic furans and dioxins into the atmosphere during their production and disposal. The energy sources that power the health care industry contribute to climate change […]