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Lessons in waste management from Sweden

What is the one country in the world actually imports garbage from its neighbors? Sweden. Why? Because its waste management system is so efficient that less than 5 percent of the nation's waste enters landfills. Around half of the 4.4 million tons of waste generated each...

source: By Piyush Bakshi
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Jed Richardson, Global Energy Director for Johnson & Johnson, writes: "As a parent of four young children, I am inspired to leave the next generation a healthy environment in which to live and work. As the lead for the Global Energy Program at Johnson & Johnson, I am motivated...

source: Johnson & Johnson

Emerging evidence ties endocrine-disrupting chemical exposure to two of the biggest public health threats facing society — diabetes and obesity. EDCs contribute to health problems by mimicking, blocking or otherwise interfering with the body's natural hormones. By...

source: Science Daily

On Oct. 24, Health Care Without Harm will unite hundreds of healthcare facilities across the country to celebrate Food Day by serving meat or poultry raised without the routine use of non-therapeutic antibiotics.


As your stretcher is wheeled into a hospital operating room and you stare up at the bright surgical lights, you are likely thinking about your impending surgery, not if those lights have LED bulbs or if the anesthetic gas you are about to breathe contributes to climate change....

source: The Huffington Post

Gary Cohen, Health Care Without Harm and Practice Greenhealth's founder and president, was named as one of the 2015 fellows of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. For more than 20 years, Cohen has led the health sector in repositioning institutional practices...

source: Health Care Without Harm

Healthcare facilities can quickly become obsolete unless they're designed for flexibility and adaptability. Evolving healthcare services and delivery methods are affecting facility utilization and prompting the need to quickly answer...

source: Healthcare Design


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