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Hospitals Workshop

Organization(s) New Hampshire Dept. of Environmental Services
Project Description On June 13, 2002, NHPPP, Foundation for Healthy Communities, and Healthcare Without Harm, sponsored "Reducing Our Ecological Footprint: Understanding the Rela-tionships Between Health, the Environment and the Products Used in Healthcare." The workshop focused on the lifecycle hazards of some common medical products and the proper use and disposal of these products. The workshop also highlighted three group-purchasing organizations' environmental programs and their efforts to provide environmentally preferable products. Over 65 registrants, representing most of the NH hospitals, and other interested parties, attended the full-day workshop.

More Info www.des.state.nh.us/nhppp/Healthcare_P2/index.asp
Project Contact
Name Sara Johnson
Phone 603-271-6460
Project Keywords
Areas of P2 Expertise Environmentally Preferable Purchasing
Industrial Sectors Health Care and Hospitals
Activity Keywords Training/workshops
Newsletter Northeast States Pollution Prevention News - Vol. 12 No. 2, Summer 2002 [PDF]


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