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Leveraging what’s left

According to Practice Greenhealth, hospitals and health systems produce 12,800 tons of waste each day. The areas of waste in healthcare are broad — from medical and pharmaceutical waste to wasted food and paper products — and they have far-reaching consequences. There...

Kicking less waste to the curb

Not only are we squeezing natural resources from every corner of the earth, but the planet is also buckling under the weight of our mounting trash – and the U.S. healthcare system is one of its biggest offenders. The good news is that healthcare facilities are...

Sorting Out the Savings in Waste Management

An average of 15 regulatory compliance issues involving waste management is uncovered during a typical hospital compliance review. With hospitals under daily pressure to manage at least a dozen waste streams – most of them teaming with regulations enforced by...