10 Reasons Healthcare Needs Sustainability

In a recent GreenBiz article, Practice Greenhealth’s Janet Howard explores how healthcare can sometimes get in the way – paradoxically – of health and wellness. Pointing out that “there’s a global climate-change crisis, yet hospitals are the second-highest energy consumer of any sector and generate more than 30 pounds of waste per bed per day”, Howard outlines a call to action for hospitals to “walk the walk” of sustainability practices with 10 reasons to practice a better approach. From human health and the environment to employee engagement to cost savings, mission and ethics, Howard puts forward compelling and common sense approaches that can make a big impact. Read More.