Turning 'green': How to help the environment

March 2008
Hospice Management Advisor;Mar2008, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p31
The article offers tips on how to protect the environment from negative effects coming from health care facility. Kai Abelkis, sustainability coordinator at the Boulder Community Hospital, suggests that recycling aluminum cans and bottles and using blank sides of used paper for notepads are essential to reduce waste. Gary Laustsen, assistant professor of nursing at the Oregon Health and Science University, asserts that less trash, the less chance that dangerous chemicals will be released.


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