Hennepin Healthcare Sustainability Campaign
Often referred to as the "Green Movement", healthcare facilities across the country are becoming aware of their direct impact on the health of the community which they serve. Hospitals are aware of the growing movement of environmentally conscious and well-informed consumers who are managing their finances and their money in a new way. Consumers are making choices based on whether or not products and services are earth-friendly, ethically produced and made, recyclable, and energy-efficient.
In an effort to achieve our core mission, vision, values, and beliefs, we are committed to improving environmental management throughout the organization. Hennepin Healthcare’s multidisciplinary Sustainability Committee applies these principles to achieve optimal environmental standards consistent with institutional goals and financial considerations.
- LEED Certification
- Environmentally Preferable Purchasing
- Energy and Water Usage Reduction
- Investing in Solar Gardens
- Bike-Friendly Campus
- Reprocessing of Medical Equipment
- Operating Room Recycling Program
- Formalin Recycling
- Making Medicine Mercury Free
- Cleaning Local Parks