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Monday, January 6, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Healthy Flooring Criteria, November 2019 »
This document provides guidance for manufacturers wishing to meet Health Care Without Harm’s Healthy Flooring criteria. T...
Monday, January 6, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Energy Star Treasure Hunts »
During an Energy Treasure Hunt, teams walk around a facility looking for quick ways to save energy. Those quick fixes can...
Monday, January 6, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Final Reminder: Energy Star 2019 Certification Deadline – December 31, 2019 »
The deadline for submitting 2019 ENERGY STAR certification applications for U.S. commercial buildings is Tuesday, December...
Thursday, December 5, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Food Waste Solutions for Your Business, Catered Meetings, and Monthly Events, 12/4/19 »
The Greater Quabbin Food Alliance is organizing a free workshop on December 4 about composting, source reduction, and food...
Thursday, December 5, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Preventing Drug Pollution in the Great Lakes: Understand the Threats »
Learn About Drug Take-back Solutions, 12/18/19 at 11:30am EST Product Stewardship Institute webinar In this free...
Wednesday, December 4, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Rain Gardens for Residents on Aquidneck Island, 12/17/19 at 1pm EST »
EPA Soak Up the Rain webinar On Aquidneck Island, which at 37.8 square miles is the largest island in Rhode Island’s Na...
Wednesday, December 4, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Building Community Resilience in the Face of Extreme Weather Events, 12/10/19 at 10am EST »
The Massachusetts Health and Hospital Association and Health Care Without Harm have teamed up with health system leaders t...
Wednesday, December 4, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Improving Health Through Healthier Carpet and Resilient Flooring, 12/10/19 at 3pm EST »
Learn about new resources available to help institutions purchase healthier carpet and resilient flooring Flooring prod...
Wednesday, December 4, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Working Together: Collaborative Stormwater Management in Central Massachusetts, 12/5/19 at 1pm EST »
EPA Soak Up the Rain webinar Stormwater challenges aren’t limited by town boundaries. Many New England rivers, lakes, a...
Wednesday, December 4, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
ENERGY STAR webinars, December 2019 (free but registration required) »
December 3, 3:00pm, ENERGY STAR® and Green Building Rating System December 4, 1:00pm, Every Drop Counts - Assessing...
Wednesday, December 4, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Tier2 Submit Software: Tier II Reporting »
Tier II Reporting under the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA), 12/19/19 at 10:30am EST The...
Wednesday, December 4, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
EPA Recognizes Department of Veterans Affairs »
Atlanta Veterans Affairs Medical Center with 2019 Federal Green Challenge Award, 11/12/19 https://www.epa.gov/newsrele...
Wednesday, December 4, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hospitals Help Patients But Not the Planet. Here’s How to Change That, 11/20/19 »
https://wdet.org/posts/2019/11/20/88902-hospitals-help-patients-but-not-the-planet-heres-how-to-change-that/
Wednesday, December 4, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Healthcare must change wasteful ways with lower carbon footprint, 11/25/19 »
https://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-style/health-family/healthcare-must-change-wasteful-ways-with-lower-carbon-footprint-1...
Wednesday, December 4, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hospitals push for climate resiliency but face financial barriers, report shows, 11/13/19 »
https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/finance/hospitals-push-for-climate-resiliency-but-face-financial-barriers-report-sho...
Wednesday, December 4, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Healthy Carpet criteria: Environmental attributes for healthy carpet in health care, November 2019 »
Health Care Without Harm has defined environmental attributes for Healthy Carpet in health care. View: https://noharm-u...
Wednesday, December 4, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Energy Star 2019 Certification Deadline – December 31, 2019 »
The deadline for submitting 2019 ENERGY STAR certification applications for U.S. commercial buildings is Tuesday, December...
Wednesday, December 4, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
2019 Energy Star – CHA Everett Hospital in Massachusetts and Northbridge »
Avita of Newburyport recently added Energy Star certified buildings save energy, save money and help protect the envi...
Wednesday, October 30, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Building Climate Resilience into Infrastructure, 11/22/19 in Boston, MA »
Environmental Business Council The undeniable reality of climate change has forced planners of infrastructure projects...
Wednesday, October 30, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Environment and Health: Exploring the Connections, 11/19/19 in Concord, NH »
Note: This is not an EPA conference and there is a fee to attend. View brochure: https://www.anselm.edu/sites/def...
Wednesday, October 30, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
2019 Fall WasteWise Forum, 11/13/19 in Dartmouth, MA »
UMass Dartmouth will host the 2019 Fall WasteWise Forum on Wednesday November 13, 8:30AM – 12:00PM. The agenda is now post...
Wednesday, October 30, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Power Generation 201 »
Industry Perspectives on Regulations and Requirements for Standby and Prime Power Generation, 11/13/19 at 1pm EST Di...
Wednesday, October 30, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Introduction to the Environmental Excellence Awards (for first-time applicants), 11/13/19 at 2pm EST »
For Practice Greenhealth members The Environmental Excellence Awards program can assist hospitals in developing a compr...
Wednesday, October 30, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
EPA Hazardous Pharmaceutical Waste Rule update, 11/7/19 at 1pm EST »
Practice Greenhealth webinar On February 22, 2019, EPA finalized tailored and streamlined standards for managing hazardo...
Wednesday, October 30, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Improving Resiliency Through Planning and Investment in Place-Based Food Systems »
Lessons Learned from the Mid-Atlantic, 11/6/19 at 1pm EST How can the planning of and investment in place-based food sy...
Wednesday, October 30, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
ENERGY STAR webinars, November 2019 (free but registration required) »
November 5, 1:00pm, Portfolio Manager 101 November 6, 1:00pm, Recognizing Employee Participation in Energy Manageme...
Wednesday, October 30, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Providence Aims for State’s Largest Hospital Solar Array, 9/12/19 »
More Than $238,000 Project Funded by TransAlta Coal Transition Grant http://www.chronline.com/news/providence-aims-f...
Wednesday, October 30, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Climate Change Is a Public Health Emergency. Inaction Is Costing Us, 9/18/19 »
https://www.nrdc.org/experts/vijay-limaye/climate-change-public-health-emergency-inaction-costing-us?mc_cid=8b083359d4&...
Wednesday, October 30, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hospitals race to save patients — and the planet, 10/15/19 »
https://www.aamc.org/news-insights/hospitals-race-save-patients-and-planet
Wednesday, October 30, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
RecyclingWorks Spotlight: Lawrence General Hospital, 10/30/19 MA Recyclingworks blog »
https://recyclingworksma.com/recyclingworks-spotlight-lawrence-general-hospital/
Wednesday, October 30, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Greenhealth cost of ownership calculator »
The Greenhealth cost of ownership calculator, designed by Practice Greenhealth and partners, helps hospitals and health sy...
Wednesday, October 30, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Bridge to Circularity Report, October 2019 »
The Recycling Partnership announced the first-ever roadmap aimed at addressing systemic issues in the U.S. recycling syste...
Wednesday, October 30, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Your chance to present at CleanMed, Submit your session by 11/1/19 »
Practice Greenhealth and Health Care Without Harm are accepting presentation submissions for CleanMed 2020 to be held May...
Wednesday, October 30, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Energy Star 2019 Certification Deadline – December 31, 2019 »
The deadline for submitting 2019 ENERGY STAR certification applications for U.S. commercial buildings is Tuesday, December...
Wednesday, October 16, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
2019 Fall WasteWise Forum, 11/13/19 in Dartmouth, MA »
UMass Dartmouth will host the 2019 Fall WasteWise Forum on Wednesday November 13, 8:30AM – 12:00PM. The agenda is now post...

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