Why the dental industry needs to "go green."

Kennedy, Joe
June 2010
Proofs;Jun2010, Vol. 93 Issue 3, p32
Trade Publication
The article the need of the dental industry to be environmentally friendly. It states that Walmart, which has the largest carbon footprint in the U.S., has realized big economic benefits from going green. It is noted that the transitioning of the dental industry from paper to electronic format reduces demand for trees. According to the author, the dental industry is finding more ways to reduce the paper costs and inefficiencies. The dental community is said to be supportive of the environmental program.


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