In the U.S., the demand for green building materials — products that contribute to LEED credits — is expanding 13 percent annually and is currently generating sales of more than $70 billion per year. Let's start by taking...
CleanMed 2015 is coming, and this year we are raising the bar! The CleanMed Conference & Exhibition is THE premier sustainability event for the healthcare sector. You'll learn about the latest trends from thought-provoking speakers, make new and renew current connections...
Come January, Republican Jim Inhofe will take over leadership of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee. This is the same man who recently called the U.S.-China climate deal a "non-binding charade" and in a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency, argued...
Korean researchers have found another small piece of evidence that the chemical BPA might affect health — this time by temporarily raising people's blood pressure. People who drank out of cans lined with resins containing BPA had a brief increase in their blood pressure,...
At a senior-level White House event recently, Health Care Without Harm and health executives from across the country called for an increased commitment from the health sector to take the significant and measurable actions that the mitigation of climate change demands.
Management of medical waste captures public attention only intermittently. Media headlines abound when syringes or other medical wastes wash up on beaches, or when infectious diseases such as Ebola necessitate use of highly protective procedures to handle patient waste....
The White House recently issued new guidelines for hospitals to respond to the effects of climate change. Leaders within the healthcare industry met for a summit at the White House Monday to endorse the report, "Primary Protection: Enhancing...
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