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Providence Health Care Sustainability Fair


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Providence Health Care Sustainability Fair

April 19 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Location: St. Paul’s Hospital Cafeteria 1081 Burrard Street Vancouver, BC, V6Z 1Y6


  • Learn what PHC staff and medical staff are doing to promote sustainability in health-care!
    • Reducing waste in clinical care
    • Choosing wisely when prescribing
    • Digitizing healthcare
    • Expanding virtual care
    • Planting trees for health and well being
  • Try some delicious plant-based food samples
    • And learn about PHC’s effort to reduce food waste and move to more plant-forward options
  • Play fun interactive games and check out demos to learn how you can reduce your footprint through:
    • Personal Protective Equipment
    • Sharps disposal
    • Recycling and composting
    • Sustainable transportation (e.g., bike cages, shuttle services, e-bikes and car shares)
  • See what Facilities teams are doing to reduce our environmental footprint through:
    • Building systems that improve energy efficiency (e.g., solar panels, electrifying)
    • Designing for sustainability performance (e.g., New St. Paul’s Hospital)
    • Reducing and diverting our waste reduction (e.g., our partnership with the Binners Project, Ozone Laundry)
  • Bring items for donation
    • Old phones for our Phones for Health Program launching soon
    • Large winter jackets and/or pants for the Overdose Prevention Site
    • Books and magazines for our PHC library service
  • Learn how you can get involved!
    • Check out provincial and national organizations supporting sustainable health care (e.g., CANE, CAPE, Green + Leaders, CASCADES)
    • Meet the PHC Environmental Stewardship Team
  • Explore products that promote sustainability practices and enter to WIN PRIZES from local vendors!
    • The Source Bulk Food Store
    • Jar Bar Refillery Kitsilano
    • And more!


Please contact Theresa McElroy or Aggie Black with any questions.


April 19
10:00 am - 2:00 pm


St. Paul’s Hospital Cafeteria
1081 Burrard Street
Vancouver, BC V6Z 1Y6 Canada
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