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Environmental Compliance Assistance for Hospitals

Managing pharmaceutical waste and conserving energy at hospitals and health care facilities are both difficult and time-consuming, ongoing processes.  The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) does not have specific regulations for managing pharmaceutical waste.  According to the EPA, a proposal is … Continue reading

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Beyond Compliance: U.S. EPA Joins Green Movement

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has long been the “cop on the beat” and “judge & jury” regarding environmental enforcement in the U.S.  During about the past 15 years, EPA has been moving beyond compliance and joining the sustainability or … Continue reading

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Waste Reduction for Facilities Ops Employees

By Trish Carney The Department of Energy, in a 2003 survey of commercial building energy consumption, had this to say, “The health care industry has a critical role to play in climate change mitigation.  Energy usage is medical facilities is … Continue reading

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