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Ten eco-friendly holiday tips to help you reduce your environmental footprint this holiday season

Join us on December 11th from 12-1pm to learn from Dr. Rob Butler and the importance of inspiring a nature culture in the workplace

The Electronic Pay Statement project is close to launching, and the team is seeking Green+ leaders’ and the wider Greencare community's assistance to help promote the initiative and embrace the change.

Meet Harpal Sall, a Medical Laboratory Technologist from the Virology Department at the BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC), who successfully diverted a proportion of dry ice packaging from landfill by developing a system, in partnership with colleagues and the supplier, to repurpose the bags for future use!

The batteries we use every day may contain metals that can be harmful to the environment if not disposed properly.

Tracy Waldron, a porter ward aid at Mount Saint Joseph Hospital’s Emergency Department, was inspired to reduce soft plastics in her department after recent news reports of plastics in landfills and oceans.

Crothall Healthcare has been hard at work on several green initiatives in Vancouver Coastal Health and Providence Health Care facilities. 

Bruce Lanphear, MD, MPH, is a Clinician Scientist at the Child & Family Research Institute, BC Children’s Hospital and Professor in the Faculty of Health Sciences at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, British Columbia.


The Canadian Coalition for Green Health Care has published a case study of an Aqueous Ozone Cleaning System Assessment led by Lower Mainland Facilities Management and Lower Mainland Business Initiatives Support Services in partnership with Crothall Healthcare.


Find out how the Lower Mainland Labs Anatomic Pathology Working Group ended up saving money and reducing environmental impact.