…Whether you’re just getting started or well on your way, the right tools can help further transform your supply chain process. This checklist provides an overview of some key environmental purchasing strategies suggested by Practice Greenhealth for award-winning hospitals.

Choosing a more environmentally preferred product or service is just one small decision—but when these small decisions happen across your hospital, it makes a measurable difference in the health and safety of your staff, patients and community. From reducing waste to recycling and saving energy, facilities can easily quantify their overall success by asking vendors for spend or tonnage reports. Many hospitals are also finding that, by including environmental attributes as part of their evaluations of products and services, they are seeing significant savings in a product’s total cost over its lifetime…

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