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Session 5: Digging Deeper, Healthcare and Energy

In this session we’re looking at the last two sectors: healthcare and energy.  Lisa Mullin from the GASHA Green Healthcare Team is talking about the wide range of actions they are working on, from hand soaps to surgical drapes, from IT to bottled water.  128 more words


Shampoo Alternatives

After struggling to find a shampoo that didn’t leave my hair greasy within 24 hours I looked into shampoo alternatives. Last April I read a blog about ‘no-pooing’ and I decided to give it a try. 695 more words


Moon Cup (feminine stuff)

I am a big fan of the Moon Cup. I bought mine about five years ago and I’m just gutted I didn’t know about it sooner. 273 more words


Greening the Operating Room

You might think it’s strange that we had to take care of the blue to go green in our Fletcher Allen operating rooms, but let me tell you how we did just that – and why. 563 more words

The 2012 Go Green Advertising Awards

Earlier this week my friend Melinda Lucas from Healthcare Marketing Today magazine sent me an email about the Go Green Advertising Awards. This competition, recognizing creative work promoting eco-friendly products and services, is open to people in any number of industries. 192 more words


It’s Not Easy Going Green in Healthcare

Published in Canadian Healthcare Manager, November/December 2010; 20-26

Global efforts to protect the environment cannot really succeed in the long run unless healthcare organizations employ sustainable management practices, simply because the healthcare sector accounts for such a major proportion of economic activity in most countries and for such a large proportion of energy consumption and waste generation. 102 more words

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Green Line Series NYC | Grassroots Engagement Drives Greener Healthcare at NewYork-Presbyterian

Being successful at sustainability is as much about community organizing as it is about operational prowess. In this Green Line Series, we speak with GoGreen NYC speaker and Corporate Sustainability Officer at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, Jessica Prata, on how engaging the organization’s staff across departments — from the OR to nurses stations and maintenance — and giving them outlets to participate in NYP’s sustainable practices has catalyzed their capacity for achievement. 2,497 more words