Paper Products


Health Care Context:

According to the Healthcare Environmental Resource Center, the U.S. healthcare industry generates nearly 2 billion pounds of paper and cardboard a year. This is the largest category of waste in the annual total of five billion pounds of waste of all types from the healthcare sector.

 

 

 

References:

Healthcare Environmental Resource Center. Paper Recycling.

Resources and Toolkits

Click here to read about the simple yet effective paper-saving initiative at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre "Cancelling Unused Magazine Subscriptions" and how you can bring it to your facility.